The National Housing Authority (NHA) will conduct a two separate events for the awarding and turn-over ceremony of 817 housing units to the approved applicants of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) on April 21 and 28, 2015 in Pandi, Bulacan and Rodriguez, Rizal, respectively.

The said event will be graced by the Department of the Interior and Local Government(DILG) Secretary Mar Roxas as the guest of honor and speaker during the ceremony.
NHA General Manager Atty. Chito M. Cruz will lead the turn-over of keys to the recipients. Pandi, Bulacan and Rodriguez, Rizal Mayors, Hon. Cecilio C Hernandez and Hon. Enrico A Roque will also show their support by rendering the welcome remarks.

This program according to Sec. Roxas is in line with the housing project of the National Housing Authority under Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), Philippine National Police (PNP), Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) and Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) Housing Project.

Three hundred seventy-eight (378) of the applicants have selected the units in Pandi Heights, Barangay CacarongMatanda, PandiBulacan and 243 of them chose the units in La Solidaridad Estates home 1B, Barangay San Isidro, Rodriguez Rizal respectively during the signing of the Loan Agreement.

The BFP has a total allocation of 2,302 housing units located within Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao, however, BFP Regions 12 and CARAGA have requested for an authority to conduct a raffle draw and award the housing units located at Guardian’s Hill Subdivision, Barangay Tiniwasan, Butuan, Agusan Del Norte to 85 personnel who completed the pre-qualification process in the said regions.

BFP Director Ariel A Barayuga said, this “Handog Pabahay para sa mga Bumbero” will be another milestone for the Bureau of Fire Protection and will definitely benefit BFP personnel so as for them to have a dwelling to call their own home and surely will boost their morale to perform well their mandated duties and responsibilities. Director Barayuga also said that this project would not be possible without the assistance of the Department of the Interior and Local Government and specifically through the effort of Secretary Mar Roxas.