Welcome to the Housing Development Corporation

About Us

The Trinidad & Tobago Housing Development Corporation (HDC) is an Agency of the Ministry of Housing & Urban Development and has been in the business of providing critical housing assistance, through an aggressive construction programme.

The HDC is founded on the belief that decent, safe and attractive housing is central to the physical and emotional health, productivity and self-esteem of the people it serves.

The HDC was established in 2005 to replace the older National Housing Authority (NHA) and operates under the provisions of Act No. 24 of 2005. The Corporation is mandated by the Act to:

  • Provide affordable shelter and associated community facilities for low and middle income persons.
  • Carry out the broad policy of the Government in relation to housing.

Since its inception, the HDC has assiduously and compassionately pursued opportunities to provide and make housing more accessible and affordable for citizens of Trinidad & Tobago.

The Corporation’s core functions are:

  • Research & Planning
  • Land Acquisition
  • Land Development
  • Facilitation of Housing Construction
  • Construction Management
  • Facilitation of Access to Mortgage Financing
  • Property Management