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700 persons have been selected and are being processed for the Government’s Aided Self-Help Housing Programme for Financial Year 2017-2018

The Government’s Aided Self-Help Housing Programme is another new initiative of the Ministry, aimed at empowering persons to manage the construction of their own homes with financial and technical support from the state. This programme complements the existing Accelerated Housing Programme (Government-subsidised housing) and targets resident citizens without land as well as those with land.

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240 grants have been issued to deserving applicants over the past five years at a cost of $3.6M.

There are times when, because of the uncertainties and unpredictability of life, incidents occur that destroy or seriously damage the homes of our most vulnerable citizens. To this end, the Ministry provides short-term assistance in the form of an emergency relief grant up to a maximum of $15,000 to persons who may have found themselves

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Two hundred and seventy-nine (279) families in several communities across Trinidad have benefitted from the Housing and Village Improvement Programme.

The programme is designed to improve the housing conditions and community facilities of residents in rural and peri-urban areas. The Ministry of Housing and Urban Development has devised the most cost effective and innovative means of improving housing conditions of the most vulnerable. This Housing and Village Improvement Programme was implemented in 2017/2018. Under this Read more


Eighty eligible squatters received Certificates of Comfort (CoCs), at a recently held distribution ceremony hosted by the Land Settlement Agency (LSA), an agency of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development. The ceremony was held at the Diego Martin Central Community Centre, Wendy Fitzwilliam Boulevard, Diego Martin.   A Certificate of Comfort issued by the

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