Emboldened by the soft treatment of squatters
by the private and public sector, including the church, which even branded squatter
colonies as developing communities, squatting has become a problem that needs to be addressed comprehensively at its social, economic and moral aspects.
The flow of squatter
settlements favored foreshore areas along the bay, areas near waterways, especially along the Pasig River, garbage dump sights, and public right-of-ways for the transport networks as planned are common attraction sights for squatting.
While the Court did not brand the plaintiff and the defendant in Pitargue as squatters
, strictly speaking, their entry into the disputed land was illegal.
A clear instance of this tension between the self-identifying political and the strategically 'non-political' squatters
was manifested in the debate about the Squatter
Action Council's (SAC) pamphlet, Squatting: What's it all about?
Alternatively, the squatter
may be entitled to be registered as proprietor for some other reason - perhaps he has a contract to buy it.
A crucial quantitative study by Fauvelle-Aymar and Segatti (2012) sheds light on squatter
settlements as potential sites of such micro-politics.
In Lacson's time squatters
were prevented from building shanties/lean-tos/barong-barong near the Pasig, creeks, breakwater, and Intramuros.
Deshapriya has promised some relief action to squatters
of Wilpattu on 06 April at a patch of squattimg grounds, in Wilpattu.
Ad Hoc Property Management said it hopes to "deter squatters
, thieves and vandals" by arranging for tenants to move into empty non-residential buildings.
SQUATTERS who have been occupying an historic Birmingham house have vowed to stay there until they are "dragged out" by council baliffs.
If the landowner starts asking questions when they don't receive a tax bill, they have a better chance of discovering the squatter
He added that the traditional profile of a squatter
no longer applied to the current movement, as most squatters
were now less concerned with social or political statements, and were driven by financial need.