Gov't names new board for NHT

Friday, October 11, 2019

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LENNOX Channer is the new chair of the National Housing Trust (NHT) board.

Minister without portfolio, with responsibility for education, youth and information, Karl Samuda, announced the appointment of the board of directors for the NHT at Wednesday's post-Cabinet press briefing at Jamaica House.

Other members of the board are: Senator Kavan Gayle, Doran Dixon, Senator Kerensia Morrison, Granville Valentine, Sergeant Patrae Rowe, O'Neil Grant, Nesta-Clare Smith Hunter, Jeffery Hall, Colin Barnett, David Wan, and Ryan Parkes.

Samuda said their appointments, which will span three years, became effective on September 9, 2019 and will last until September 8, 2022.

The NHT is an organisation set up by the Government to lend money at low interest rates to contributors who wish to build, buy or repair/improve their houses or who wish to buy or build on lots.

The trust also develops housing schemes for sale to contributors and provides low-cost financing to private developers.

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