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Minister Dillon Presents Statutory Lease, Deeds of Lease And Certificates of Comfort To Eligible Applicants Under The Squatter Regularisation Programme

Housing Minister, the Honourable Major General (Retired) Edmund Dillon officiated at the distribution ceremony held earlier today at Naparima Bowl in San Fernando. Over a hundred beneficiaries were in attendance to receive their Certificates of Comfort including a few who were there to receive their Statutory Lease and Deeds of Lease.  Minister Dillon, reminded those Read more

HDC distributes 159 allocation packages for housing units to recipients in East, Central and South Trinidad

On February 12, the HDC distributed a total of one hundred and fifty-nine (159) allocation packages to deserving families under government’s first ever Public Private Partnership (PPP) Project. The ceremony which took place at Mahogany Court, Mt Hope saw seventy- three (73) allocation packages for recipients of Mahogany Court, and another eighty-six (86) for recipients

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Minister of Housing and Urban Development Delivers Housing Units in El Dorado under the Ministry’s Housing and Village Improvement Programme

The Housing and Urban Development Minister, the Honourable Major General (Ret’d) Edmund Dillon recently distributed seventeen (17) new starter units to beneficiaries in O’Meara/D’Abadie, Tunapuna and St. Joseph at the Upper El Dorado Community Centre under the Ministry’s Housing and Village Improvement Programme (HVIP). One of the recipients at this event was the national “flag

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The HDC Hosts Small and Medium Contractors (SMC) Housing Initiative 2020

On January 21, the Housing Development Corporation (HDC) hosted the Trinidad and Tobago Housing Development Corporation’s Small and Medium Contractors (SMC) Housing Initiative 2020. This is a Government initiative intended to initiate a new housing construction programme, whereby qualified small and medium sized contractors will now be given the opportunity to construct basic “no frills”

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Ministry launches Housing 101 Guide and Expo

Thousands of persons, today, graced the Hilton Trinidad and Conference Centre with their presence as they converged on the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development’s Housing 101 Expo. The day was marked by a series of firsts; the first comprehensive housing manual and the first ever housing expo by the Ministry of Housing and Urban

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Thirty-two families from Toco/Sangre Grande region benefit from the Housing and Village Improvement Programme

Earlier today, the Housing and Urban Development Minister, the Honourable Major General (Ret’d) Edmund Dillon distributed housing units at Sugar Hill Terrace, Rampanalgas Village at key distribution ceremony under the Ministry’s Housing and Village Improvement Programme. The Housing and Village Improvement Programme targets residents living in dilapidated conditions in rural and peri-urban areas. The intent is to

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Families in Enterprise Chaguanas Receive Certificates of Comfort

On June 11, under the stewardship of the Hon. Major General (Ret’d) Edmund Dillon, the Land Settlement Agency distributed thirty-seven Certificates of Comfort to families at a Ceremony in Crown Trace, Enterprise, Chaguanas. A Certificate of Comfort issued by the Land Settlement Agency, is the first stage in the regularization of tenure process. Only squatters 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

The Hon. Major General (Ret’d) Edmund Dillon- Remarks- Signing of Contract for the Provision of 5000 housing units

This morning I consider it to be a defining moment in the housing construction industry in Trinidad and Tobago. A while ago when I heard my fellow MPs from San Fernando West and Port of Spain South and the kind of exuberance they demonstrated a while ago, I am almost tempted to request that the

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