Philippine Housing Takeover: How the urban poor claimed their right to shelter

  title={Philippine Housing Takeover: How the urban poor claimed their right to shelter},
  author={Hazel M. Dizon},
  journal={Radical Housing Journal},
On 8 March 2017, the Philippine urban poor marched to Pandi, Bulacan calling for their right to housing. Dubbed “Occupy Bulacan” and led by KADAMAY, the takeover succeeded in occupying 5,300 socialized housing units in the area. Prior to the takeover, 15,000 public housing units in Bulacan were deteriorating from disuse while thousands of families were living as homeless or relegated to informal settlements. Citing difficulties in acquiring decent housing, together with the availability of idle… 

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