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Commentary and research on current events and public policy by economists from the University of the Philippines
Posts tagged "housing"

Worker housing program and government’s role

To lift the conditions of the places where the country’s income-earners live is a responsibility of the government. It is the government’s responsibility to raise the level of economic growth, to improve jobs, and to make workers more productive through an improvement in their working and living conditions.

Housing program for the country’s workers is not succeeding

In the course of years of development, this sector of housing construction has not been fully exploited for the country. The government has not succeeded in creating a viable program of sustained housing construction for the common worker.