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Media Release – The mitigation systems are working

December 12, 2019  The mitigation systems in Greenvale Park are functioning as they should. The berm has held, there have been no breaches and the level of water in the detention pond is receding, ultimately reducing the water levels in the drains in the community. Flood water gathered on two (2) streets earlier this morning, Read the full article »

Media Release – 31 Techier Village residents receive 199 year leases from HDC

Thirty-one (31) residents from Techier Village, Point Fortin are now holders of 199 year leases from the Trinidad and Tobago Housing Development Corporation (HDC). The presentation of these leases, took place on Tuesday November 5, 2019, at the Office of the Member of Parliament for the area and Minister of Housing and Urban Development, Major Read the full article »

Guardian – Radhica De Silva – October 22, 2019

The Housing Development Corporation (HDC) has noted the complaints made by some residents of our Cypress Hills, Union Hall community. A visit was made by a team headed by the Regional Manager, South yesterday. Today (Tuesday), another visit was made by the Divisional Manager, Estate Management and other officials from the South Office, to assess Read the full article »

MEDIA RELEASE – Unauthorised event on illegal structure at HDC-owned land

October 24, 2019 It has come to the attention of the Trinidad and Tobago Housing Development Corporation (HDC) that an unauthorised event, marketed as “Hula Cooler, Bikini Splash” is being planned on illegal structures at HDC reserve land, near Bon Air Gardens in Arouca. This event, which is scheduled to take place on October 27, Read the full article »

HDC’s Emergency Preparedness efforts

In preparation for today’s adverse weather,  members of the HDC’s Emergency Preparedness and Response Team visited some of the HDC’s most vulnerable communities such as Greenvale Park, Oropune Gardens, Edinburgh South and Harmony Hall, Gasparillo on Saturday, to assess water levels in nearby water courses, distribute flood bags and implement other preparedness measures.  The team, Read the full article »


The Trinidad and Tobago Housing Development Corporation (HDC) can confirm that there was a fire at a three bedroom apartment located at Building 16, Maloney Gardens. It is believed that the fire began at 4:00 am. The Trinidad and Tobago Fire Service (TTFS) was on the scene and attended to the blaize. No injuries have Read the full article »

MEDIA RELEASE- HDC targets youth in its housing communities

In an effort to build stronger and more sustainable housing communities, the Housing Development Corporation (HDC) hosted a Youth Transition Workshop at the Wallerfield Activity Centre from August 23-24, 2019. The initiative was spearheaded by the Corporation’s Social and Community Service Department and targeted students between the ages of eleven and fourteen who reside in the Read the full article »

HDC helps 75 students get ready for school

In keeping with its corporate social responsibility thrust to support the development of youth in its housing communities, the Trinidad and Tobago Housing Development Corporation (HDC) contributed school bags and stationery items to seventy-five (75) students to help them prepare for the new academic school year. The selected students reside in Oropune Gardens, Piarco; and Read the full article »

HDC continues to take action on homeowner breaches

Today, the Housing Development Corporation (HDC) continued its action related to homeowner breaches with the eviction of Ms. Neisha Wattley. The three-bedroom home located in Eden Gardens, Freeport was retrieved by the HDC and will be allocated to another individual/family on the public housing database. The final decision was made, after a thorough investigation revealed Read the full article »

MEDIA STATEMENT – Eighteen-month old toddler receiving medical attention after fall

July 23, 2019 The Housing Development Corporation (HDC) is in receipt of information related to an incident involving an eighteen-month old boy, living at Irving Lane Apartments, East Dry River, Port of Spain. According to the reports received, the toddler fell from the fire escape of his parent’s fourth floor apartment this morning. He was Read the full article »