(𝗚𝗲𝗼𝗿𝗴𝗲𝘁𝗼𝘄𝗻, 𝗚𝘂𝘆𝗮𝗻𝗮)- The Ministry of Housing and Water strongly condemns the hostile actions meted out to the Minister of Housing the Hon. Collin Croal and his staff by foreign nationals, who are currently setting up an illegal concrete batching facility, under the name Superior Concrete Inc., at Huston Estate. Read More
Proprietors of an illegal industrial facility adjacent to South Ruimveldt Gardens, have been ordered to immediately cease all operations.
Minister of Housing and Water, Hon. Collin Croal and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Central Housing & Planning Authority (CH&PA), Mr. Sherwyn Greaves, visited the location on Tuesday, where two men identified as representatives were served with a third Contravention Notice. Minister Croal outlined that based on the Central Housing and Planning Authority’s (CH&PA) land use policy, the parcel of land has not been approved for industrial activity and the relevant agencies were not engaged. Read More
Hundreds of house lot beneficiaries along the East Bank Demerara corridor are soon to benefit from billions of dollars in housing development works.
–Minister Croal commits to expedite process
The Ministry of Housing and Water through the Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA) is currently in the process of relocating eleven (11) informal settlers inhabiting portions of Plot 1767 and 1768 of Cummings Lodge (Cummings Park).
On Wednesday, the Hon. Collin Croal, Minister of Housing and Water, in the company of Chief Executive Officer of CH&PA, Mr. Sherwyn Greaves and Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Mr. Andre Ally, visited the area along with officials from the Community Development, Projects and Enforcement Departments. Read More
– 𝘄𝗼𝗿𝗸𝘀 𝘁𝗼 𝗰𝗼𝗺𝗺𝗲𝗻𝗰𝗲 𝗔𝗽𝗿𝗶𝗹 𝟭𝟰, 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟭
Plans to reduce the traffic congestion along the East Bank of Demerara are moving ahead with the signing of $2.3 billion in contracts for the Eccles, East Bank Demerara to Mandela, Georgetown Highway.
The contracts were signed on April 1, 2021, during a simple ceremony held in the Boardroom of the Central Housing & Planning Authority (CH&PA). Minister of Housing and Water, Hon. Collin D Croal stated that the project is expected to benefit more than 18,000 households in schemes under the Ministry and CH&PA. Referencing a record-breaking $13.9 billion in contracts recently signed by the Ministry, he said that this is further evidence of the government’s commitment to transforming the lives of Guyanese.
The Ministry of Housing and Water through the Central Housing & Planning Authority (CH&PA) hosted an Inter-Agency Coordination Committee (ICC) meeting to discuss the construction of the Mandela to Eccles Highway. Read More
An aggressive housing drive is en route for residents of the ‘Cinderella County’, with approximately 800 house lots set for distribution by the end of March 2021 in Charity and Onderneeming, Region Two.
This announcement was made by Minister of Housing and Water, Hon. Collin D Croal during his regional outreach, at the Charity Secondary School. Read More
On Wednesday, several contractors participated in a pre-bid meeting hosted by the Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA) for the construction of the four-lane Eccles to Mandela Highway.
The meeting was held at the Regency Hotel in Georgetown, under the guidance of Director of Projects Mr. Omar Narine and other key technical staff of the department who are holding discussions on the procurement process and environmental compliance. Read More
The need for community involvement has been underscored as another 38 villages in the Mabaruma Sub-region, Region One, received cheques for their Covid cash grant.
Village leaders, today gathered at the Mabaruma Primary School where they were presented with their cheques for the implementation of sustainable projects over the coming months. Read More
Twelve communities within the Matarkai Sub-district, Region One have received Covid cash grants, totaling $96 million.
Those communities include; Baramita, Tassawani, Minab, Matthews Ridge, Arakaka, Eclipse Falls, Four Miles, Oronoque, Canal Bank, Citrus Grove, Annibisi, and Sebai. Read More