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Thirty Families of Samuel Cooper Road, Moruga get Keys to their New Homes

On February 18, 2019, thirty (30) families received keys to their new homes at a key distribution ceremony at Samuel Cooper Village, Moruga through the Housing and Village Improvement Programme. Under this new award-winning programme, thirty (30) homes were constructed to replace dilapidated structures that residents were residing in, while repairs were also undertaken on Read more


In keeping with his promise to tour the various agencies that fall under the purview of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development, the Honourable  Major General (Ret'd) Edmund Dillon toured the East Side Plaza and New City Mall earlier this week. Accompanied by Ms. Simone Thorne-Mora – Permanent Secretary and other Senior Executives of Read more


D’abadie was abuzz with excitement and pride yesterday morning, as 82 families received units at a housing distribution ceremony at HDC’s Trestrail Lands Housing Development. Sharing the joy with these families through remarks were the Prime Minister Dr. the Hon. Keith Rowley, Housing and Urban Development Minister the Hon. Major General Edmund Dillon, Member of Read more

Over 100 Families Receive Certificates of Comfort and Statutory Leases

The Honourable Major General (Ret’d) Edmund Dillon, Minister of Housing and Urban Development, today, presented Certificates of Comfort and Statutory Leases to over one hundred (100) eligible squatters.   A Certificate of Comfort is a unique instrument issued by the Land Settlement Agency in accordance with the Act. It gives the recipient an assurance that Read more

Minister Dillon Tours Mahogany Court, Mt Hope

On Septemeber 11, Housing and Urban Development Minister, the Hon Major General (Ret’d) Edmund Dillon and MP for St. Joseph, the Hon. Terrence Deyalsingh toured the Mahogany Court Housing Development located in Mt Hope. Mahogany Court is a Public Private Partnership (PPP) initiative which is expected to be completed in four phases with a total Read more

40 Families Receive Housing Packages at Nepuyo Court

With a couple of days to go before independence, forty(40) families received packages to their very own homes at the Nepuyo Court Housing Development in Malabar, earlier today. The Housing Distribution Ceremony was hosted by the Housing Development Corporation - HDC on the 6.15 acre development located at Henry Peters Road, Malabar, Arima.   Works Read more

Families Receive Housing Packages for River Runs Through

“I am really thankful to God for blessing my family with our own home. Today our prayers have been answered.” These were the words of Crystal Alleyne-Purcell the mother of two girls as she along with over sixty (60) other families joyfully received housing packages to their new homes at the River Runs Through, Housing Read more

Housing Distribution Ceremony – Lake View

Yesterday, Prime Minister Dr. the Hon. Keith Rowley and Housing and Urban Development Minister the Hon. Major General (Retd) Edmund Dillon, MP distributed homes located at the HDC's Lake View, Pier Road and Hubertstown Housing Development to 71 families including members of the protective service and defence force. The Lake View Housing Development commenced in April 2006 Read more

Ninety Four East Port of Spain Youths Commit to Creating Further Business Opportunities

What is involved in owning and operating your own business? On Friday July 27, 2018, Ninety Four (94) young persons who either reside or go to school in East Port of Spain can now say they have an idea, as they graduated from the East Port of Spain Development Company Limited’s Youth Entrepreneurial Programme 2018 Read more

First Ever Statutory Lease Distribution Ceremony

Friday 20th July 2018, will be remembered as the date that several Certificate of Comfort holders received statutory leases from the Land Settlement Agency. These beneficiaries who reside in several communities in Sangre Grande, Brazil and Wallerfield attended a Ceremony at the Government Plaza, where they received their statutory leases for a period of 30 Read more