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  1. Conducts committee/public hearings on matters referred to it by the Sangguniang Panlungsod and recommends action thereon;
  2. Studies and reviews existing, as well as proposed, government policies, programs and projects affecting the urban poor;
  3. Formulates policies, measures, programs and projects that best respond to the developmental needs, concerns, and issues affecting the urban poor. e.g. livelihood projects, skills training and upgrading, etc.;
  4. Reviews and formulates policies and guidelines governing the delivery of services by the City Offices directly concerned with the programs affecting the urban poor;
  5. Reviews, formulates and designs program, projects and strategies affecting the urban poor sector’s effective participation in the development directions of the city;
  6.  Coordinates with local, regional and national offices on areas and matters affecting the urban poor sector;
  7. Reviews and formulates policies and guidelines pertaining to the housing program for the urban poor;
  8.  Performs such other functions as the Sanggunian may adopt.


Chairman: Hon. Jessie R. Albeus
Co-Chairman: Hon. Vidal P. Castillo Members:  
  • Hon. Ghiel G. Rosales
  • Hon. Salvador M. del Castillo
  • Hon. Ma. Corazon M. Peñaflor