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Minister Dillon presents Members of the Joint Protective Services Housing Committee with their Letters of Appointment

On February 27, 2019 the Minister of Housing and Urban Development, Major General (Ret.) Honourable Edmund Dillon presented Letters of Appointment to the members of the Joint Protective Services Housing Committee at the Ministry’s head office on South Quay. In welcoming Deputy Permanent Secretary Florette Clarke, Ministry of National Security as the new Chairperson of

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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

HOUSING MINISTER WELCOMES LIGHTING OF PLAY PARK AT LISAS GARDENS, COUVA

On Thursday (Feb 07, 2019) evening, the Minister of Housing and Urban Development, the Honourable Major General (Retired) Edmund Dillon journeyed to Lisas Gardens, Couva for the official opening of the Lisas Gardens Play Park and the Commissioning of Lights at that venue.   Built in the 1980s, Lisas Gardens is considered to be one

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New City Mall and East Side Plaza gets new Board of Management

The Honourable Major General (Retired) Edmund Dillon, Minister of Housing and Urban Development presented Letters of Appointment to Members of the newly installed Board of Management for New City Mall and East Side Plaza at a ceremony held today at the Ministry’s Conference Room, South Quay, Port of Spain. Mr. Olsen Oliver has been appointed

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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

Ministry Wins Award for Service Excellence and Innovation

The Ministry of Housing and Urban Development is pleased to announce that it recently won the President’s Award for Service Excellence and Innovation in the Public Sector.   The Ministry’s Housing and Village Improvement Programme (HVIP) was the entry that was selected, which according to the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), successfully met all of the

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Ministry Launches Formal Investigation Into Allegations of Improper Distribution of Home

The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Urban Development has launched a formal investigation into allegations that a member of staff fraudulently offered a family a housing unit in Greenvale Park, La Horquetta.   The Permanent Secretary wishes to underscore that the Ministry has always been transparent and will continue to be transparent when it

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EIGHTY (80) DESERVING FAMILIES RECEIVE CERTIFICATES OF COMFORT

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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PM ROWLEY AND MINISTER DILLON CHANGE THE LIVES OF 82 FAMILIES

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