Several low-income residents of Sophia, Georgetown received much-needed building materials to effect repairs and/or expand their homes under the Home Improvement Subsidy initiative. The materials encompassed a range of items such as timber, concrete blocks, sand, cement, stone, zinc sheets, louvre windows, bolts, nuts, and nails, among others. Read More
Beneficiaries of the Core Home Support and Home Improvement Subsidy, under the Adequate Housing and Urban Accessibility Programme can now track the status of their application from start to end with the help of a new mobile app. Read More
A new well, set to benefit approximately 200 households (close to 900 residents) at Wauna in the Mabaruma sub-region of Barima-Waini (Region One), is on track for completion in approximately one month. This development marks a significant step towards providing clean and accessible water to the community and is keeping with a commitment of H.E. Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali. Read More
25TH & 26TH August, 2023.
1:00pm – 7:00pm. Read More
Residents of Victoria, East Coast Demerara are expected to benefit from skills training and employment opportunities through the Community-based Employment Stimulation Project (CESP). Read More
Ministry of Housing and Water
Central Housing and Planning Authority
The following persons are asked to uplift their Land Titles on Saturday, August 26, 2023, at the National Stadium, Providence, East Bank Demerara from 13:00 hrs. to 16:00 hrs. (1:00 PM to 4:00 PM).
NB: Please walk with a valid form of identification, receipts and all other housing-related documents to complete the transaction. Read More
This document constitutes the Livelihood Restoration Plan (LRP) for the Adequate Housing and Urban Accessibility Program (AHUAP) – GYL1031 in Sophia. It describes the results of an intensive livelihood restoration planning exercise undertaken by the Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA) as part of the Government of Guyana’s (GoG) commitments under Section 6 (b) (i) of the Project’s Amendatory Agreement between the GoG and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). Read More
In May 2017, the Government of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana (GOG) officially requested for the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to reformulate the 2012 loan operation “Road Network Upgrade and Expansion Program” (GY-L1031) to include a component addressing housing and basic infrastructure needs of low-income populations in social housing schemes in the greater Georgetown area. The reformulated program, labeled the “Adequate Housing and Urban Accessibility Program” requires development of an Environmental and Social Analysis (ESA) to support approval of the reformulation. Read More
The Government of Guyana, with support from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is currently implementing the Road Network Upgrade and Expansion Programme: Adequate Housing and Urban Accessibility Programme” or AHUAP. The programme is specifically aimed at improving the quality of life in urban and peri-urban Georgetown, through better access to adequate housing and basic infrastructure for low income populations, enhance urban and suburban mobility and safety, and strengthen national and local capacity to operate and maintain urban services. Read More
The Adequate Housing and Urban Accessibility Program (AHUAP) GY/L1031 will be executed in the La Parfaite Harmonie Housing Scheme, Region No. 3. This is the second project site. The project will be carried out in an area of 1500 acres, affecting Schoonard, La Parfaite Harmonie, Onderneeming, West Minister, Recht Door-Zee phases 1 and 2 and Lust-en- Rust. The AHUAP itself comprises the rehabilitation of infrastructure such as climate-ready drainage, street lighting, community facilities, roads (upgrade), sidewalks, and construction and rehabilitation of community facilities. The Environmental Social Assessment (ESA) for the AHUAP was conducted by CHPA and approved by IDB in 2021. Similarly, the required Environmental Social Management Plans (ESMPs) under the ESA’s Environmental Social Management System (Section 7.1 of theESA) were also developed by CH&PA and approved by IDB in 2021.
Access Full Report: LRP La Parfaite Harmonie Updated