Dominica Offers Affordable Housing Lots in Prime Locations

Dominica offers affordable housing lots in prime locations at subsidized rates, a significant step to address housing needs and promote homeownership.

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Dominica Offers Affordable Housing Lots in Prime Locations

Dominica Offers Affordable Housing Lots in Prime Locations

The Government of Dominica has announced the availability of new affordable housing lots in several desirable locations across the country. Housing Minister Melissa Poponne-Skerrit revealed that the lots are situated in Plat Ma Pierre, Colihaut, Hillsborough Gardens in St Joseph, Jimmit, and Cotton Hill in Portsmouth.

According to the minister, the lands are located in prime areas with convenient access to necessary amenities and services. The lots are being offered at subsidized rates ranging from EC$7 to EC$9 per square meter, providing an excellent opportunity for citizens to secure their future through homeownership.

In total, 39 lots have been made available in Jimmit phase 7, 27 in Plat Ma Pierre Colihaut, 67 in Cotton Hill, Portsmouth, and 30 in Hillsborough Gardens, St Joseph. The government is also working on necessary infrastructure development in Jimmit and Cotton Hill to ensure that the areas are well-equipped for residents.

Why this matters: The availability of affordable housing lots in prime locations is a significant step towards addressing the housing needs of Dominica's citizens. By providing subsidized rates and focusing on infrastructure development, the government is demonstrating its commitment to improving the quality of life for its people.

Minister Poponne-Skerrit encourages all interested parties to visit the ministry or the housing division to engage with the dedicated staff and apply for these affordable housing opportunities. She emphasizes that the lots are ready for immediate purchase, allowing citizens to start building their homes without delay.

The minister describes the subsidized rates as a "remarkable opportunity" for citizens to secure their future through homeownership. By offering these lots at affordable prices, the government aims to make the dream of owning a home more attainable for a wider range of individuals and families in Dominica.

Key Takeaways

  • Dominica gov't offers new affordable housing lots in 5 locations at subsidized rates.
  • Lots range from EC$7-EC$9/sq.m, totaling 163 lots across Jimmit, Plat Ma Pierre, Cotton Hill, and Hillsborough Gardens.
  • Govt. is developing infrastructure in Jimmit and Cotton Hill to support new residents.
  • Affordable housing aims to address citizens' housing needs and promote homeownership.
  • Minister encourages interested parties to apply for these "remarkable" affordable housing opportunities.