Cooperative Republic of Guyana


The Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA), was established in 1948, vide the Housing Act, Chapter 36:20, to address the housing needs of the citizens of Guyana. The Agency, which is under the purview of the Ministry of Communities, has the following primary objectives:

Divestment of Government land to eligible Guyanese for residential use.
Development of housing schemes and regularization and upgrade of squatter settlements.
Orderly and progressive development of Land, Cities, Towns, Urban and Rural areas.
Granting security of tenure, (Transports and Certificates of Title to Land).
Preparation of development plans for urban centers.
Provision of services (access roads, internal road networks, water distribution networks, drainage, electricity).
Collaboration with stakeholders for the development of sustainable communities.

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  • Communities Ministry begins expediting all house lot applications

    Communities Ministry begins expediting all house lot applications

    MINISTER Ronald Bulkan of the Ministry of Communities said last week that that Ministry is in process of expediting all applications for house lots; this in the wake of a recent land-grabbing exercise staged by disgruntled residents along East Coast and East Bank Demerara.He acknowledged that a recent short-lived land-grabbing exercise of state and privately-owned