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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

Minister Dillon Receives Warm Welcome from MHUD Employees

The Honourable Major General (Ret’d) Edmund Dillon, newly appointed Minister of Housing and Urban Development (MHUD), received a warm welcome as he assumed his new portfolio at the Ministry’s Head Office, South Quay, Port of Spain on August 06, 2018. On hand to greet the Honourable Minister were Mrs. Simone Thorne-Mora Quinones, officials and staff

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MHUD Welcomes The Hon. Major General Edmund Dillon, MP

On August 06, 2018, the Permanent Secretary Simone Thorne-Mora Quinones and staff welcomed the Hon. Major General Edmund Dillon to the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development.   As Minister of Housing and Urban Development, he oversees the Government’s home and village improvement, subsidised housing, land settlement, regularisation of tenure of squatters and urban development policies and

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Address- Graduation Ceremony- Youth Entrepreneurship Programme 2018- Permanent Secretary (Ag)

  I am indeed grateful for the opportunity to be here to celebrate with you, as this represents a welcome return to familiar territory. Having worked at the Ministry of Education, I am always pleased to attend functions such as this, which celebrates our young people, their ideas and achievements.   I wish to applaud

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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

Feature Address- 1st Statutory Lease Distribution Ceremony

A very pleasant  morning to you all, Today’s Ceremony marks a milestone achievement not only for the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development and its line agency, the Land Settlement Agency (LSA), but also more importantly to the one hundred recipients who will be receiving Statutory Leases for the lands they now occupy.   As

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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

EPOS Youth Entrepreneurial Programme

From 17th July 2018, eighty-eight (88) young prospective entrepreneurs between the ages 14-17 who either reside or attend school in East Port of Spain started a two-week journey of entrepreneurship with the East Port of Spain Development Company Limited.   The programme, an initiative of the East Port of Spain Development Company Limited, an agency Read more

Smart Technologies Transforming the Way We Live

Ms. Simone Thorne Mora Quinones, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development accompanied by Ms. Marie Hinds, Deputy Permanent Secretary of Planning and Development just returned home from attending the 2018 Korea-LAC Future Cooperation Forum, held in Conrad, Seoul. The forum which was held from June 28-29, 2018 had as its theme,

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