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HDC Continues Community Outreach Series at Lion’s Gate, Enterprise

Despite the fact that many families tend to use the last available weekends before Christmas to prepare their homes and shop for the December 25 holiday, there was a very full house at our second Community Outreach session, which was held in the Lion’s Gate community on Saturday November 24.This Outreach series was designed so Read the full article »

HDC is active and on alert in Greenvale Park and Oropune Gardens

Over the last twenty four (24) hours, the Housing Development Corporation (HDC) has been monitoring the water levels in the water courses which border all its housing communities, with particular focus on Greenvale Park and Oropune Gardens  which were recently impacted by flooding. Water pumps for both communities have been activated and flood bags have Read the full article »

HDC Launches Scammers Campaign

There are over 180,000 applicants on the public housing database. This figure reflects the increasing demand by low and middle income families for Government-subsidised housing. This demand for housing may expose the public to incidents of fraud where applicants may decide to pay cash to nefarious individuals in the hope of expediting their housing application. Read the full article »

HDC and key stakeholders meet with Greenvale Park residents

On Thursday November 01, the HDC hosted a very necessary conversation with the residents of Greenvale Park, La Horquetta. The intention of this engagement was to facilitate an open, honest and direct conversation with the residents which we hope will assist them in the recovery and rehabilitation process. The HDC will continue to meet with Read the full article »

Greenvale Park and Oropune Gardens Residents to Receive Grants and Other Forms of Assistance

Residents of Greenvale Park and Oropune Gardens can now be comforted that relief and recovery assistance are being finalised for them through various arms of the state. Within the next few days, residents who were adversely affected and have already been assessed by the Ministry of Social Development and Family Services, will receive financial assistance Read the full article »

HDC Continues Flood Assessments at Greenvale, La Horquetta

Today, Housing and Urban Development Minister, Edmund Dillion and HDC Managing Director are present at Greenvale La Horquetta meeting with affected residents to hear their concerns. HDC's Social and Community Services Department are also on the ground continuing interviews with affected residents so that disaster relief assistance can be provided in the shortest possible time. Read the full article »

HDC teams lead clean up efforts in Oropune Gardens

With the break in rainfall on Saturday morning, teams from the HDC's Estate Management Division  were in Oropune Gardens and Greenvale, leading clean up efforts. As the water in Oropune Gardens, began to recede more quickly, the crews from the HDC were able to assist more residents in Oropune Gardens. Clean up efforts at both Read the full article »

Two Additional Apointments to HDC Board of Directors

On Tuesday October 16, HDC Chairman, Newman George presented two new Board Members with their Instruments of appointment at the  HDC's Head Office at South Quay, Port of Spain. The newly installed Members, Saira Samlal-Ramlogan and Dr. Jeffrey Reyes will work with Chairman, Newman George and Deputy Chairman, Rasheedali Mohammed and will serve as members Read the full article »

HDC Debt Collection Drive In Full Effect

On Saturday October 13, the HDC’s Debt Collection vehicle with employees from the Recoveries Department and the Security Department in tow, rolled in to Oropune Gardens, Piarco to begin the distribution of letters to customers whose accounts are in arrears. It is expected that this approach will reduce the number of customers who claim ignorance Read the full article »

HDC Launches Cottage Meetings with Residents

On Saturday October 6th, the HDC launched a Community Outreach series focused on meeting the needs of its residents. At this Cottage Meeting, residents were able to meet with various departments within the Corporation to communicate challenges they may be experiencing. In his Opening Remarks on behalf of Brent Lyons, HDC Managing Director, Jeremy Campbell, Read the full article »