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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 »

FIRE AT APARTMENT IN MALONEY GARDENS

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 »

LETTER TO THE EDITOR – LOW INCOME EARNERS HAVE NOT BEEN FORGOTTEN BY THE HDC

LETTER TO THE EDITOR (GUARDIAN) Low income earners have not been forgotten by the HDC Reference is made to a letter penned by Ms. Rossana Glasgow and published in your newspaper on Saturday July 13, titled “Low income earners ‘hung out to dry’ by HDC”. In her letter, Ms. Rossana Glasgow made several assertions and Read the full article »

Five CAPE students participate in Match Me Programme at HDC

Sixth form students often experience challenges in attaining work experience and therefore may be unable to transfer the knowledge from their classrooms to a work environment. It is for this reason that the Trinidad and Tobago Housing Development Corporation (HDC) partnered with the Match Me Internship Programme. For the next five weeks, commencing July 15, Read the full article »

MEDIA RELEASE – Beware of Housing Scams appearing as “deals”

On Tuesday July 09, the HDC was made aware of a post on Facebook which advertises a property on "Lot #15 A Plaisance Park Mayaro" for sale for the price of $370,000. The Facebook post further advises that all necessary documents including a deed of comfort, will be provided upon sale. A counterfeit and misleading Read the full article »

MEDIA RELEASE- takes action on infractions and breaches at Oropune Gardens

July 10, 2019 Following a visit to Oropune Gardens on Saturday April 27 2019, the HDC Managing Director, Brent Lyons and executives confirmed the existence of reported homeowner infractions and breaches in the community. During that interface, the HDC team spoke directly with the residents who are in breach of the homeowner’s rules and advised Read the full article »