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HDC is working with state agencies to deal with flooding in La Horquetta

August 04, 2020 On Sunday August 02, after a short period of intense thunder-showers, a number of areas in east Trinidad experienced flash flooding and in some cases, street flooding. The latter normally takes a little longer to recede. This was the case on Tecoma Boulevard and Ladybird Avenue in La Horquetta as flood waters Read the full article »

Greenvale Park is not being evacuated

August 02, 2020   Contrary to videos  and photos being circulated on social media and other platforms, Greenvale Park is not being evacuated at this time.    The Trinidad and Tobago Housing Development Corporation (HDC) understands the nervousness some residents may experience once there is heavy rainfall but we wish to advise that the mitigation systems Read the full article »

HDC issues warning as public housing scams on the rise again

HDC issues warning as public housing scams on the rise again

July 23, 2020 It has come to the attention of the Trinidad and Tobago Housing Development Corporation (HDC) that there are individuals who are impersonating bona fide HDC employees and persuading innocent individuals that they are operating on behalf of the HDC and can assist them with housing allocation. In light of this, the HDC Read the full article »

HDC rejects the claims made by prospective Chaguanas East candidate (UNC)

July 13, 2020 The Trinidad and Tobago Housing Development Corporation (HDC) has noted the comments attributed to the Mayor of Chaguanas and prospective candidate for Chaguanas East, Vandana Mohit, which appeared in the online version of the Guardian newspapers on Monday July 13 and titled “Mayor accuses the PNM of using HDC files to canvass Read the full article »

HDC residents in Moruga get a new community play park

Residents of the Trinidad and Tobago Housing Development Corporation’s (HDC) Gomez Trace Phase II community in Moruga now have a community space of their own. This community play park was formally opened on Wednesday July 08 by representatives of the HDC and First Citizens, who assisted with the construction of the space. Since 2016, the Read the full article »

HDC clarifies its position on the expansion of the Jacob Hill housing community

The Trinidad and Tobago Housing Development Corporation (HDC) is not “at war with the farmers nor the agricultural sector”. So declared HDC Managing Director, Brent Lyons during a press conference hosted at the Corporation’s South Quay, Port of Spain office today (June 22) to provide greater clarity on the HDC’s plans for the expansion of Read the full article »

Media Release – The Housing Draw Explained

Five hundred (500) applicants from the public housing database moved one step closer to home ownership when they were selected for assessment interviews during the Housing Draw that was hosted live by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development and the Trinidad and Tobago Housing Development Corporation (HDC) on Wednesday June 03. These 500 applicants were Read the full article »

HDC distributes homes for South communities using new approach

The Trinidad and Tobago Housing Development Corporation (HDC) has adopted innovative ways to be able to continue its housing distribution thrust, in the wake of the COVID-19 restrictions. On Tuesday June 02, fifteen (15) individuals received their packages from the Housing and Urban Development Minister, Edmund Dillon and MP for San Fernando East, Randall Mitchell Read the full article »

HDC prepares for the ‘new normal’ and the resumption of operations

As the country prepares for the ‘new normal’, the Trinidad and Tobago Housing Development Corporation (HDC) has implemented new measures, which are intended to protect the safety and well-being of staff and clients while preventing the spread of COVID-19. Some of the measures implemented at the Head Office and other offices include (but not limited Read the full article »

Housing Minister allocates homes via abridged virtual ceremony

On Tuesday May 19, twenty-two (22) individuals were elated as they finally received their allocation documents via an abridged Housing Distribution Ceremony. These families were processed and scheduled to receive their allocation packages right before the Stay At Homes measures were implemented in March but that process was postponed due to the measures. The distributions Read the full article »