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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 »

HDC removes illegal structures in Couva

July 17, 2019 - Today, after following due process, the Trinidad and Tobago Housing Development Corporation (HDC) removed two (2) illegal structures located in one its housing communities in Couva. This morning’s activities are part of an on-going structured programme to treat with illegal occupancy, trespassing and homeowners’ breaches, inclusive of illegal structures. As the Read the full article »


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 »

HDC launches Green Key Initiative to build sustainable and greener communities

The Trinidad and Tobago Housing Development Corporation (HDC) has embarked on a community environmental awareness project which is aimed at building sustainable and greener HDC housing communities. This initiative was formally launched on Friday June 28 when Housing and Urban Development Minister, Edmund Dillon; MP for St. Joseph, Terrence Deyalsingh; HDC Chairman Newman George and Read the full article »

After hours of heavy rainfall, all is well at Greenvale Park and Oropune Gardens

All is well at Greenvale Park and Oropune Gardens. This is the view of HDC Managing Director, Brent Lyons, after he and a team of engineers visited both housing communities today. At present, the water levels at Greenvale Park and Oropune Gardens are sufficiently low and ought not to alarm residents. After the tour, Lyons Read the full article »

MEDIA RELEASE – Twenty-one Tertiary Level Students to benefit from HDC’s Internship to Leadership Programme

The Housing Development Corporation’s (HDC) Internship to Leadership Programme is not just a routine initiative on the HDC’s Corporate Social Responsibility annual Work Programme; instead, it is considered an “opportunity for us to touch lives and give students practical experience in the world of work. It also provides us with the opportunity to review our Read the full article »

MEDIA RELEASE – HDC and Commissioner of Police discuss safety and security matters

The Trinidad and Tobago Housing Development Corporation (HDC) will continue to have the support of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) for its exercises and initiatives, particularly the eviction of illegal occupants. This was confirmed on Friday May 31, during a meeting between the HDC’s Managing Director, Brent Lyons and Commissioner of Police, Gary Read the full article »