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August 8, 2021

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July 19, 2021

The National Housing Trust (NHT) invites interested persons to submit proposals to purchase Unity Farms; 282 hectares (697 acres) located just 1.3 kilometres outside of Highgate, St. Mary.

Travelling along the North Coast Highway, Unity Farms is located at Hampstead just 1.3 kilometres outside of Highgate, St. Mary and south of Port Maria.

It is in close proximity to:
- Brimmer Hall Plantation
- Harmony Hall Great House
- Prospect Plantation
- Sun Valley Plantation

Bid documents will be available for download from…

June 20, 2021

The National Housing Trust (NHT), invites expressions of interest from local and international developers to design and build affordable housing developments on lands to be provided by the NHT.

 The objective of this Programme is to increase the supply of affordable housing in accordance with the mandate of the NHT. 


December 16, 2020

“Stop buying avocado toast if you want to buy a home”

The most controversial statement of 2017? Maybe not. Controversial enough to infuriate millennials globally...definitely. Australian developer and 35 year-old multimillionaire Tim Gurner sent tongues wagging when he quipped that millennial homeownership goals were being thwarted due to their penchant for store bought ‘pear and bread’. Persons were not having it, why?

It discredits the effort of so many millennials making sacrifices to break into the housing market while still trying to balance everyday expenses and debt repayment.


July 27, 2020

Said no child ever, but as we millennials approach the twilight zone, reality is quickly setting in. Whether we like it or not, an upgrade to Adulting 2.0 is inevitable. For some it’s marriage, for others its finally choosing the right pet, but for most it means the pursuit of homeownership.

It’s a journey often described as complex, so we sought the help of Financial Blogger Gillian Jackson, to lay this crooked path to your own set of keys straight. A Senior Business Advisor with the Jamaica National Group, @MsGillyJ as you perhaps may know her by her Twitter handle, has been serving course after course of financial and…

May 27, 2020

Life happens and when it does, it sees our entire world falling apart. The arrival of this pandemic, Covid-19, has shown just that. Several persons have, within the last few months, perhaps endured the sickness, lost a family member or friend to this grave virus, or may have even lost their job, their only source of income. The latter can be a very harsh reality, as job loss often leaves us vulnerable, incapable of adequately providing for our families, amidst mounting bills and debt. One major bill that often falls into arrears during harsh financial crisis is your mortgage payment. It sends persons into intense depression, as they…

March 17, 2020

The National Housing Trust, NHT, wishes to advise that it has temporarily suspended its ‘NHT Mobile’ operations immediately. In addition, aspects of its marketing activities have been placed on hold until further notice. The NHT operates its mobile office from Linstead, Papine and Portmore on Tuesdays, Wednesday and Saturdays, respectively. These services will resume once it has been deemed safe to do so.

In the meantime, please be reminded that our online services are effective channels for doing business with us. The NHT facilitates some contributions and mortgage payments online via the ‘NHT Online’ portal on our website, www.…

March 11, 2020

Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that are known to cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS). The novel…