Guided by its mission statement which is to provide service of the highest quality in the development, alienation and sale of lands and to construct affordable houses, which are structurally sound and economical, the Nevis Housing and Land Development Corporation (NHLDC), is continuing to construct houses for the people of Nevis .
The corporation has introduced a set of new designs for houses which have been submitted to the NHLDC by Mr. Spencer Brand.
As of Monday 28th October 2013, the Corporation will begin the construction of five (5) houses), three of which are of the new designs namely: The Sparrow, Hibiscus and Angel Eyes.
Presently 3 houses are under construction, two (2) private and one affordable. These houses are situated in Prospect, Colquohouns and Potworks.
The house in Potworks is the first of a set of new designs, the Angel Eyes.
In addition, Nine (9) acres of land are presently being cleared at Colquohoun, St. Thomas, all geared towards housing.
Also seven lots are now being made available to housing applicants in Nisbett Settlement St. James Parish
In the not too distant future housing offers will be made available to applicants.
The Nevis Housing and Land Development Corporation (NHLDC) is in the process of analyzing and effecting repairs to a number of properties in the Cherry Gardens Housing Project at Prospect.
The Project which was officially opened in 2009 consists of 119 unit houses of various designs. Since the change in government earlier this year, numerous complaints have been received from unsatisfied home homeowners on various issues.
The majority of these repairs are done on the Soak-away and also to repair rotting door frames
A number of home-owners are expressing their appreciation to the Corporation for its speedy response in effecting these repairs.