Moonilal: Is public housing policy being held up by a personal feud

Former housing minister Dr. Roodal Moonilal is questioning whether public housing policy is being held up by a personal feud between two key players.

According to the former housing minister, the prime minister must explain whether the Finance Minister Colm Imbert is declining to give a government guarantees to NH International Caribbean Limited because of an ongoing private legal row involving the minister and the company’s chairman Emile Elias.

HDC to focus more on rental units

The Housing Development Corporation (HDC) will now be putting its focus on making rental units available to applicants, which is part and parcel of an upcoming policy change at the Ministry of Housing.

This was disclosed yesterday by Housing Minister Randall Mitchell at a key distribution to successful rental applicants for the Malick Housing Development.