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  • 14,000 land titles distributed over 4 years – Min Bulkan reveals

    14,000 land titles distributed over 4 years – Min Bulkan reveals

    Over the last four years, the Coalition Government, through the Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA) has delivered some 14,000 land titles; a representation of close to 4000 titles per annum. This was revealed by Minister of Communities, Hon Ronald Bulkan today. Providing an overview of his ministry’s work, which includes housing and water, Minister

  • Action plan being crafted to address relocation of high risk squatters; Industry being touted as a relocation site

    Action plan being crafted to address relocation of high risk squatters; Industry being touted as a relocation site

    The Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA) is looking at Industry on the East Coast Demerara (ECD), to develop as a possible relocation site for Georgetown squatters. This will cater for squatters occupying zero-tolerance (high risk) areas, Chief Executive Officer (CEO,) Lelon Saul said at the CH&PA’s mid-year press conference, today. Saul explained that the

  • Housing Solutions 2017 & Beyond launched

    Housing Solutions 2017 & Beyond launched

    — geared at creating a “cohesive community” in Perseverance “HOUSING Solutions 2017 & Beyond,” an exhibition of the Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA) geared at creating a “cohesive community” in Perseverance, East Bank Demerara, was launched on Friday. Despite inclement weather conditions, Ministers of Government, CH&PA officials, members of the private sector, and ranks

  • Officials of the IsDB and Ministry of Communities deliberate on technical aspects of proposed Housing Solutions

    Officials of the IsDB and Ministry of Communities deliberate on technical aspects of proposed Housing Solutions

    Discussions have been advanced between the Administration and the Islamic Development Bank IsDB, with regards to the funding of affordable housing solutions and urban renewal in Guyana. On Monday January 23, 2017, Idrissa Dia, Divisional Manager, Urban Development and Wahyu Wijayanto, Senior Financial Analyst, Urban Development, of the IsDB met with Minister of Communities, Ronald

  • Islamic Development Bank discusses plans to finance housing projects

    Islamic Development Bank discusses plans to finance housing projects

    Officials from the Ministry of Communities and the Central Housing and Planning Authority (CHPA) on Friday met with a visiting team from the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) where a medium-long term housing program was presented. Various interventions relating to the overall direction of the housing sector and the proposed construction of 10,000 housing units were

  • Duplex and condos to replace 1000 homes project

    Duplex and condos to replace 1000 homes project

    The Government is redeploying land previously identified for the 1000 homes project, to the construction of apartment buildings, duplexes and condominiums. When questioned about the decision to discontinue the 1000 homes project, Minister within the Ministry of Communities with responsibility for housing, Valerie Adams-Patterson said, a major contributory factor to the decision is the number

  • Delegation to Suriname

    Delegation to Suriname

    A high-level delegation including Minister responsible for Housing, Valarie Patterson, recently visited Suriname to explore a proposal by a Chinese Engineering Company for the execution of low-cost housing in Guyana. The team comprising, Central Housing and Planning Authority (CHPA) Board Member, Mark Jacobs, Chief Planning Officer, Rawle Edinboro and Guyana Wastewater; Pilot Coordinator, Marlon Daniels,

  • Take 50 off 50 – Communities Ministry announce jubilee promotion

    Take 50 off 50 – Communities Ministry announce jubilee promotion

    As Guyana gears up for the celebration of 50 years of Independence, the Communities Ministry through the Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA) has announced a promotion for House lot applicants. Junior Communities Minister Valerie Patterson revealed that persons who would have been allocated house lots and have paid more than 50% of the total

  • Communities Ministry begins expediting all house lot applications

    Communities Ministry begins expediting all house lot applications

    MINISTER Ronald Bulkan of the Ministry of Communities said last week that that Ministry is in process of expediting all applications for house lots; this in the wake of a recent land-grabbing exercise staged by disgruntled residents along East Coast and East Bank Demerara.He acknowledged that a recent short-lived land-grabbing exercise of state and privately-owned