Friday 16 November, 2018

HDC conducts damage assessments at housing communities

Photo courtesy The Housing Development Corporation.

Photo courtesy The Housing Development Corporation.

A team dispatched by the Housing Development Corporation (HDC) has visited housing communities across Trinidad to conduct structural damage assessments which may have occurred as a result of yesterday’s earthquake.

The team, comprised officers from the Project Development and Oversight Division, Construction Management and Operations Division, Health and Safety Unit, Estate Management Division and Social and Community Services Unit.

The cross functional team visited in Port-of-Spain: Dorata and Leon Street, Morvant; Trou Macaque, Laventille; Paradise Heights, Morvant; Almond Drive, Morvant; Las Alturas, Morvant; Mango Rose, Port of Spain; Harpe Place, Port of Spain; Bath Street, Port of Spain and Old St Joseph, Laventille.

In the East, the team visited Maloney Gardens; Oropune Gardens, Piarco; Greenvale, La Horquetta; Peas Tree, La Goya and Bazillion Court, El Dorado; Breezy Heights and Mountain View, Mt Hope; East Grove, Curepe and Fidelis Heights, St Augustine. Along the West, Chaconia Crescent, Diego Martin; Victoria Keyes, Diego Martin and Vieux Fort, St James.

In the South, Olera Heights, Cane Street, Lady Hailes, Embacadere, Orchid Gardens, Pleasantville, Mon Repos, Corinth Hills, Corinth Close and Cypress Hills were visited.

Mora Heights, Rio Claro was also visited as there have been reports of structural damage to some units at this housing development.

The HDC’s team is currently on site, assessing all units and liaising with residents who may have been affected.


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