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Opening Ceremony for the Maracas St. Joseph Police Station

On June 30, 207 the Prime Minister of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago officially opened the Maracas St. Joseph Police Station. The Honourable Randall Mitchell, line Minister for Urban Development Corporation of Trinidad and Tobago Limited - Udecott, MP for the area, Dr. the Honourable Nyan Gadsby-Dolly, Commissioner of Police (Ag), Mr. Stephen Williams and Major Read more

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Correction to an article in Saturday’s edition of the Trinidad Express

Dear Editor, I wish to thank you for publishing my response to a question posed by Oropouche East Member of Parliament, Dr. Roodal Moonilal in Friday’s sitting of the House of Representatives. However, the article, which appeared in Saturday’s Express, titled “HDC tenants, owners can apply for aid”, contained some inaccuracies which must be highlighted

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Clean-up Efforts at Oropune Gardens After Tropical Storm Bret

Following extensive flooding in Oropune Gardens, Piarco brought on by Tropical Storm Bret, the Housing Development Corporation (HDC) dispatched several of its employees and clean-up teams to bring the community back to a level of normalcy. Read more

What to Do After a Tropical Storm

Here are some tips for staying safe after a storm  

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Letter to the Future Generation on the Negative Effects of Squatting

The Ministry of Housing and Urban Development facilitated a letter writing competition on behalf of the Land Settlement Agency as part of its Public Education and Awareness Campaign from May 17 th – 14 th June. Resident citizens between the ages of 18-35 had the opportunity to write a letter to the future generation on

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Housing Minister turns the sod for new 77-unit development in Moruga

On Saturday 27 May 2017, Housing and Urban Development Minister, Randall Mitchell and his parliamentary colleague, Dr. Lovell Francis, Member of Parliament for Moruga/Tableland, turned the sod for the newest public housing development which will be located at Gomez Trace, St. Mary’s Village, Moruga. This is the fourth sod-turning activity that the Ministry and its

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LSA Secondary School Quiz and Debate Final

On Wednesday 31st May 2017, the Land Settlement Agency hosted the Finals of the LSA Secondary School Quiz and Debate Competition at the Government Plaza Auditorium on Richmond Street, Port of Spain. Four schools advanced to the final after a keenly fought sixteen (16) team quiz leg, an eight (8) team debate quarter-final round, and Read more

Thirty-one members of the Protective Service receive keys to HDC homes

On Wednesday May 17, Housing and Urban Development Minister, Randall Mitchell and his Cabinet colleague, National Security Minister Edmund Dillon presented keys to thirty-one members of the protective services who met the requirements for Government-subsidised housing in fulfillment of the government policy of 10% allocation to that group . This presentation took place at the

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Correction: LSA did not participate in the demolition of illegal structures

The Land Settlement Agency (LSA) wishes to highlight and correct an article written by Shaliza Hassanali and Ralph Banwarie and published as the cover story of today’s Guardian newspaper titled “LSA demolishes 15 homes in Valencia”. The LSA asserts that it nor its officers participated in yesterday’s demolition of illegal structures on State Lands in

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