Young professionals seeking more affordable houses in St. Catherine.
The Housing Agency of Jamaica Limited (HAJ) is investing in infrastructural enhancements at several housing developments undertaken by the entity across the island in order to improve the living standard of residents.
CHAIRMAN of the Housing Agency of Jamaica (HAJ) Norman Brown has defended the agency’s operations in the wake of a press report on the weekend that revealed the agency had sustained $886 million in losses for the 2015/16 fiscal year, and that its operating expenses had increased significantly.
The Housing Agency of Jamaica Limited (HAJ) is projected to realise a profit for its financial year ending March 31, 2017, the first time in three years, fuelled largely by sales of houses at its latest development, the Vistas in Runaway Bay, St Ann.
TWENTY residents of Caribbean Terrace in St Andrew East Rural, whose homes were destroyed by the passage of hurricanes Ivan in 2004 and Dean in 2007, are to benefit from the construction of housing units in Harbour View.
Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Dr Horace Chang, says the government remains committed to providing affordable housing solutions for Jamaicans in order to eliminate squatting.