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New Housing Minister, Pennelope Beckles officially cuts ribbon to open Brownfield Site, Bois Bande Settlement

On Wednesday September 16, the Honourable Pennelope Beckles, newly appointed Minister of Housing and Urban Development cut the ribbon to officially signal the opening of Brownfield Site, Bois Bande, Sangre Grande.   This milestone event highlighted the upgraded works that will benefit some 150 households in Settlement B of the Brownfield Site. Residents can now Read more

New Housing Minister, Pennelope Beckles officially hands over housing units to deserving recipients under the Housing and Village Improvement Programme

Newly-appointed Minister of Housing and Urban Development, the Honourable Pennelope Beckles took time out of her busy schedule today to meet 78-year-old pensioner, Ms. Josephine Douglas and 52-year-old Ms. Delores Hercules to officially present them with keys to their new homes under the Ministry’s Housing and Village Improvement Programme. Also, in attendance were Minister in Read more

Welcome: Minister of Housing and Urban Development

Newly-appointed Minister of Housing and Urban Development, The Honourable Pennelope Beckles and Minister in the Ministry, The Honourable Adrian Leonce, were warmly welcomed to the Ministry on August 24, 2020. They both met earlier with Permanent Secretary Simone Thorne-Mora and Deputy Permanent Secretary Nirmala Ramlogan, as they familiarized themselves with the workings of the Ministry Read more

Project 5,000: Units to Be Built in South Quay and Lady Hailes as First Phase Set to Begin

On Friday May 17, the Minister of Housing and Urban Development, the Hon. Major General (Ret’d) Edmund Dillon oversaw the signing of a contract between the HDC and the China Gezhouba Group International Engineering Company Limited (CGGC) for the provision of 5000 affordable housing units. CGGC will engage in a design-build-finance arrangement meaning that land Read more

Sixty One Families Get Keys to Homes on the East West Corridor

Several families will now have a new space to call their home after they received housing packages today at a housing distribution ceremony at Ridge View Heights, Bon Air. The communities of Ridge View Heights, Bon Air Park and Carina Gardens will now have new additions, as collectively some sixty-one packages were distributed. Congratulating residents Read more

Minister Dillon Tours Housing and Village Improvement Projects in the East West Corridor

On April 12, Housing and Urban Development Minister the Hon. Major General (Ret'd) Edmund Dillon toured several sites along East Trinidad where works are currently underway to build housing units for several families under the Housing and Village Improvement Programme. Minister Dillon was quite impressed with the progress of all the sites and applauded the effortsof Read more

Minister Dillon tours Greenvale to view repair and mitigation works

Following serious flooding in the Greenvale community last October, the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development, through the Housing Development Corporation (HDC), and the Ministry of Works and Transport have been conducting extensive works within the community. Minister of Housing and Urban Development, the Hourable Major General (Retd) Edmund Dillon toured the community on Wednesday Read more

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

50 Families Now Have New Homes at Gomez Trace, Moruga

On Monday 18 February, fifty (50) families strengthened their ties to the rural community of Moruga when they received keys to homes in Phase 2 of the HDC’s Gomez Trace housing community. Present to witness this happy moment were Prime Minister, Dr. the Honourable Keith Rowley; Housing and Urban Development Minister, the Hon. Major General Read more

MINISTER DILLON TOURS EASTSIDE PLAZA AND NEW CITY MALL

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