Over 57,000 house lot applications at CH&PA

first_imgThe Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA) says it is working to address the needs of the 57,000 applications it has on record.Minister within the Communities Ministry with responsibility for housing, Valerie Adams Patterson-Yearwood, is quoted as saying by the Department of Public Information that “we can’t get it all in one year, in two or three years, but what I can assure you is that we are working towards that.”She was addressing new landowners in Region Three (Essequibo Island- West Demerara) at the Regional Democratic Council office. The Minister distributed close to 100 house lots to a number of applicants in the region, some as far back as 1989.According to the Minister, there are currently house lots available at Tuschen Village, Essequibo Coast; however, the CH&PA has made submissions in its 2019 budget for some other areas in the region to be made available to citizens.Minister Patterson-Yearwood spoke of the houses that are currently being built at Onderneeming on the Essequibo coast and encouraged persons who areMinister within the Ministry of Communities Valerie Adams Patterson-Yearwood.interested to contact the regional office.Minister Patterson-Yearwood said the CH&PA will be focusing on building homes especially for persons in the low-income bracket. She said it has been found that the greatest need for housing is at the low-income level.Houses will be constructed at Prospect, East Bank Demerara, for prices ranging between $3.5 million to $6 million, to meet the needs of low-income earners. The construction of the homes will follow a housing exhibition, which is slated for December later this year.last_img

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