August 2, 2021

Government boosts efforts vs real estate scams

Louise Maureen Simeon (The Philippine Star) – July 6, 2021 – 12:00am

MANILA, Philippines — The government is ramping up efforts to put an end to scams and other malpractices in the housing and real estate sector.

The Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD) recently inked a joint memorandum circular (JMC) with several government agencies for the creation of the Anti-Illegal Real Estate Service Practices Interagency Task Force.

The partnership aims to synchronize all government efforts in curtailing unlawful activities in housing and real estate, and boost coordination across the board.

Joining DHSUD are the Departments of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), Justice (DOJ) and Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and the Professional Regulation…

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