The Housing Agency of Jamaica Limited (HAJ) which was incorporated on April 30, 1998, as the National Housing Development Corporation Limited (NHDC), was formed through the merger of Caribbean Housing Finance Corporation Limited, the National Housing Corporation Limited and Operation PRIDE.

The entity changed its name from the National Housing Development Corporation Limited to Housing Agency of Jamaica Limited in September 2008.

HAJ is a wholly owned, self-funding government entity and falls under the portfolio responsibility of the  Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation.

The Agency is headed by a Managing Director and governed by a Board of Directors. HAJ’s main activities include property development, the construction, and sale of housing solutions for low to middle-income earners and the regularization of tenure on land through titling services.

HAJ’s main operational functions are discharged as follows:

The Technical Services Division contains the core functional areas of Engineering and Design, Project Development, and Project Implementation.

The Corporate Services Division comprises Finance and Information, Legal and Company Secretariat, Mortgage Administration, Sales & Services, Public Relations & Marketing, and Community Development.

The Human Resources and Administration Department reports directly to the Managing Director.

The Internal Audit Department reports directly to the Board of Directors through the Chairman of the Audit Committee.

The Agency currently operates from three (3) locations within Jamaica:

Registered Office                                                               

13 Caledonia Avenue
Kingston 5
Tel: (876) 968-7536-9; 968-7522-4
Fax: (876) 929-5908
Email: info@hajl.gov.jm
Website: www.hajl.gov.jm
Facebook: www.facebook.com/HousingAgencyofJamaica
Twitter: @HousingAgencyJA
Instagram: @Housing AgencyJA


St. James
Albion Road
Montego Bay, St. James
Tel: (876) 940-2559-60; 940-5539
Fax: (876) 940-0311


Barracks Road
Savanna-la-Mar, Westmoreland
Tel: (876) 918-3370
Fax: (876) 918-3332


Our Mission

The Housing Agency of Jamaica Limited contributes to the improved quality of life through social transformation by providing housing solutions, services and security of tenure while maintaining financial viability.