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 …

NHC Understands Value Of Productivity

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The first in a series of seminars on productivity for staff at the National Housing Corporation (NHC) got under way today with Housing Minister, Denis Kellman, acknowledging that the NHC understood the importance of embracing concepts and attitudes of productivity and would continue to do so. Speaking at the Baobab Tower, where the nine seminars will be held in May …

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 …

Public Lecture On Housing

Sharon Austin Ministry News

Members of the public will get an opportunity to learn more about Housing Prospects Beyond 50 years of Nationhood when the Urban Development Commission (UDC) hosts a public lecture next Monday, August 8. Planner at the National Housing Corporation, Raymond Lorde, will deliver the lecture at the UDC’s Bridge Street Mall, Bridge Street, Bridgetown, headquarters, beginning at 7:00 p.m. UDC …

Chief Welfare Officer Responds To Nation Article

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Chief Welfare Officer, Deborah Norville has issued a statement in response to an article which appeared in the Nation Newspaper on Tuesday, July 12, with the headline: Family of 14 with nowhere to go after fire. In the statement, Ms. Norville stated: “Following the house fire which destroyed the rental home of the Bayley family on June 24th, a decision …

Cabinet To Give Final Decision On Mergers Soon

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Minister of Finance, Christopher Sinckler addressing the launch of the Regus Business Centre, at One Welches, St. Thomas today. (C.Pitt/BGIS) Cabinet could soon make its final decision on the proposed mergers involving the National Housing Corporation, as well as those involving several other organisations across the system such as tourism, sports and those responsible for the social goods delivery. That’s …

Chance To Win Land For Crop Over

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Culture Minister, Stephen Lashley (right) and President and Chief Executive Officer of Capita Financial, Paul Maxwell at the launch of the “Lot 5 For Fifty” promotion in Deanstown Terrace, St. James. (C.Pitt/BGIS) Crop Over lovers now have a chance to win a 4,300 plot of land this festival season. Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth, Stephen Lashley, made this disclosure …