Statement On White Hall Relocation

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Statement from the Ministry of Housing, Lands & Rural Development re: White Hill, St. Andrew Relocation Project. White Hill, privately-owned land located in the Scotland District of St. Andrew, is naturally prone to land slippage. Since 1999, the Ministry of Housing and Lands has been involved in the relocation of houses from this area to Farmers, St. Thomas on lots …

Changes At Land Registry Department

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

The Land Registry Department of the Ministry of Housing, Lands and Rural Development has advised members of the public that they can now pay Stamp Duty on property transactions at the Land Registry Department, located at Ground Floor West, Warren’s Office Complex, effective Thursday, June 1. Previously, persons would have had to pay Stamp Duty on property transactions at the …

NHC Productivity Seminars Start May 17

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

The National Housing Corporation (NHC) will be embarking on a series of productivity seminars during the months of May and June. The seminars, which are designed to give staff an opportunity to gain a greater understanding of productivity and its impact, also aim to facilitate a unified, organisational understanding of productivity, and to collaboratively procure tools to increase individual and …

Plans To Upgrade Burial Grounds

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Government will unveil a “magnificently” refurbished interment site at the St. James Cemetery in the coming months of this year, while three other cemeteries are set to also undergo upgrades and expansion. This was revealed by Minister of the Environment and Drainage, Dr. Denis Lowe during an interview with the Barbados Government Information Service. “We are pleased to announce that …

Barbados To Attend Habitat III Pre-Meeting

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

Barbados will be represented at the upcoming Third Preparatory Committee meeting for Habitat III in Surabya, Indonesia from July 24 to 27. The delegation comprises Co-Chair of the National Habitat Committee Jeremy Stephen and Senior Housing Planner with the Ministry of Housing, Lands and Rural Development, Kelly Hunte, who is also the Focal Point for Habitat III. The negotiating meeting …