Minister of Housing and Urban Development
The Honourable Major General (Ret’d) Edmund Dillon, MP
On Monday 6th August 2018, the Honourable Major General (Ret’d) Edmund Dillon, was appointed Minister of Housing and Urban Development. Prior to this appointment, the Minister Dillon served as Minister of National Security from September 11, 2015 to August 05, 2018.
As Minister of Housing and Urban Development, he oversees the Government’s home improvement, subsidized housing, monitoring and evaluation, land settlement, regularisation of tenure of squatters and urban development policies and programmes.
In this portfolio, Minister Dillon also has responsibility for statutory boards, agencies and other bodies which fall under this Ministry such as the Trinidad and Tobago Housing Development Corporation, Rent Assessment Board, Land Settlement Agency, New City Mall, East Side Plaza, Sugar Industry Labour Welfare Committee, Urban Development Corporation of Trinidad and Tobago (UDECOTT) and the Trinidad and Tobago Mortgage Finance Company Limited.