ANGELES CITY - Mayor Francis "Blueboy" Nepomuceno on Thursday led the awarding of certificate of land titles to 15 indigent families at the Mayor's office here.

Officials from Local Urban Poor Affairs and Housing Office (Lupaho) partnered the City government in extending the land titles to the villages of Malabanias, Pandan, Capaya and Ninoy Aquino.

In his message, Nepomuceno said the award is part of the ongoing processing work to qualified housing beneficiaries undertaken in the city through Lupaho.

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Lupaho Legal head Richard Rivera said that the 15 identified beneficiaries have completed their payments under the City's Socialized Housing Program.

"The awarded land titles were among the various parcels of public land intended for homeless families in the city," Rivera added.

Nepomuceno lauded Lupaho for working double time in delivering security shelters to Angeleños in response to a growing housing need.

Lupaho Chief Lawyer Venancio Rivera III reminded the housing program recipients to continue paying their monthly amortization for securing the ownership of their home lots.

"These payments are very vital to the housing program of Mayor Blueboy Nepomuceno's continued assistance to other homeless families," he said.

Meanwhile, Nepomuceno recently completed the payments of the 21,146 square meters privately owned land in Barangay Capaya intended for the City's Socialized Housing Program.

The payment amounting to P 1,440,590.00 was part of the total selling price of P2,881,180.00. The land, now owned by the city government will benefit 126 indigent families under the City's Socialized Housing program.