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Annual Schedule of Planned Procurement 2023/2024

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Over 1200 home improvements grants valued at $6.92Mn have been processed and disbursed in fiscal 2021, to deserving families whose gross monthly income does not exceed $5,000.00

The Ministry of Housing and Urban Development is mandated to provide Home Improvement Grants to low income households in order to effect critical home repairs. The Housing Programme Facilitation and Implementation Unit (HPFIU) of the Ministry, administers this grant to eligible persons once all the criteria have been met. The specific purpose of this grant, Read more

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

Steps in purchasing a home on the private market

Determine your budget The first step is to determine your budget. How much will you be able to afford in monthly payments? If you are a couple purchasing your first property then its 35% of your joint monthly income. Credit Score and Mortgage Availability The next step is to determine your credit status by visiting

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Housing Minister receives a Courtesy Call from Habitat for Humanity International Director

Ms. Mónica Ramírez Londoño, Director of Housing and Human Settlements for Habitat for Humanity International (Latin America and the Caribbean) paid a courtesy call on the Honourable Randall Mitchell, Minister of Housing and Urban Development, today (March 13, 2017) at the Minister’s South Quay office. Ms. Londoño’s visit to Trinidad and Tobago coincides with Habitat

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Minister Mitchell’s Speech – Mt Hope Sod Turning PPP

On November 03, the Honourable Dr Keith Rowley, Honourable Randall Mitchell, Minister of Housing and Urban Development, the Honourable Terrence Deyalsingh, MP for St. Joseph, Mr. Anthony Roberts, Chairman of the San Juan/Laventille Regional Corporation and Mr. Newman George, HDC Chairman, turned the sod for the Mahogany Court Housing Development in Mt Hope. This is Read more

Feature Address – Sod Turning Ceremony – Bon Air South

"The task is therefore up to us to ensure that our housing programme breaks down barriers, lowers costs and increases shelter opportunities for all citizens as the provision of quality homes contributes significantly to the social fabric of our country and improves the quality of life particularly for those in need. This means that there Read more