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The Ministry of Housing and Urban Development (MHUD) is responsible for the formulation and execution of Government’s policy in the Housing and Urban Development sector. The Ministry operates as a facilitator in the implementation of those policies through its various units and affiliated agencies.

The Ministry’s core areas of responsibility include:

  • Government Subsidised Housing
  • Monitoring and Evaluation of housing trends and markets in the country
  • Home Improvement Grants and Subsidies
  • Regularisation of Tenure/Housing for Squatters
  • Land Settlement
  • Urban development


There are six (6) affiliated organizations which are mandated to implement and promote the Ministry’s policy, plans, programmes and projects:

  • Trinidad and Tobago Housing Development Corporation (HDC)
  • Trinidad and Tobago Mortgage Finance Company Limited (TTMF)
  • Sugar Industry Labour Welfare Committee (SILWC)
  • Land Settlement Agency (LSA)
  • East Port of Spain Development Company Limited (EPOS)
  • Port of Spain Shopping Complex Ltd. (East side Plaza and New City Mall)