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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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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

Minister Dillon Officially Opens Two New Play Parks in East Port of Spain and Promises More Across the Country

Residents of two Housing Development Corporation (HDC) communities in East Port of Spain were on hand to witness the official opening of two recreational spaces within their communities on Wednesday, March 13. These two recently opened play parks are located at Awai Lands, Belmont and Harpe Place, Observatory Street, Port of Spain and are seen

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Minister Dillon Delivers Feature Address at the Habitat for Humanity Hunger Banquet

The Honourable Major General (Retired) Edmund Dillon delivered the feature address at the Habitat for Humanity Hunger Banquet on Sunday 17th March, 2019. This is the seventh year that the Banquet was being hosted by the local chapter of Habitat for Humanity – Habitat Trinidad and Tobago.    The gala event helps to raise much

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The Hon. Major General (Ret’d) Edmund Dillon- Feature Address- Hunger Banquet, 2019- Habitat for Humanity

Ladies and Gentlemen, It’s a pleasure to be here this evening at this gala event to lend support to Habitat for Humanity’s Hunger Banquet initiative which contributes much needed funding for the many projects that are carried out by the organization’s local chapter, Habitat Trinidad and Tobago. I also want to take this opportunity to

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