The hardworking City Mayor of Calapan, Malou Flores-Morillo, attended the Philippine Urban Forum on October 5, 2023, at PICC, Pasay City. The Philippine League
of Cities organized a Mayors’ Roundtable Discussion on Financing Resilient Urban Economies. The discussion revolved around financing options for resilient housing. Other mayors, NGAs, and city representatives discussed updating the schedule of market values to raise property taxes, explored socialized housing tax as a new revenue source, and introduced more strategic partnerships with the private sector to consolidate income sources.