70 Longville Park units for special allocationFriday, April 24, 2015
CABINET has approved a recommendation for the retroactive implementation of the special selection housing beneficiaries in Phase Three of the Longville Park Housing Development in Clarendon.
Senator Sandrea Falconer, the minister responsible for information, made the announcement at a Jamaica House press briefing held at the Office of the Prime Minister on Wednesday.
She told the briefing that Cabinet has issued drafting instructions to the Chief Parliamentary Counsel to facilitate the promulgation of the Special Benefits Order with an effective date of August 26, 2012, adding that the development will facilitate the allocation of 70 houses and serviced lots to National Housing Trust (NHT) contributors.
Twenty beneficiaries will be selected from young professionals born between 1975 and 1981; one will be reserved for a police officer through the Ministry of National Security; 20 to people whose income place them in the one to three per cent income bands; 20 to people choosing to construct with alternative building systems; and nine units for public sector workers.
Longville Phase 3 has one- and two-bedroom and studio units, as well as serviced lots, that will benefit 918 families/individuals.