Business View Caribbean | April/May 2022

11 BUSINESS VIEW CARIBBEAN VOLUME 9, ISSUE 4 T he Ministry of Housing and Urban Development and its agencies touch the lives of people in ways few other Ministries do. “By injecting new life and opportunities into East Port of Spain, and providing the security that comes from land ownership, both the East Port of Spain Development Company (EPOSDC) and the Land Settlement Agency (LSA) impact the real and everyday lives of citizens, offering hope and the vision of a brighter, more secure future” said Housing Minister Camille Robinson-Regis as she met recently with officials from both agencies. At the Laventille Headquarters of the EPOSDC, TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO HOUSING MINISTRY MEETS PEOPLE’S BASIC HUMAN NEEDS Minister Robinson-Regis and Minister in the Ministry Adrian Leonce met with the Board, Management and staff of the special purpose company, specifically charged with the revitalization and regeneration of the communities in East Port of Spain. Noting that these communities are oftentimes misunderstood, Minister Leonce indicated that he has a familial affinity to these communities and was happy to be the Minister in the Ministry with oversight for the EPOSDC. Minister Leonce was particularly impressed with the work of the EPOSDC, especially as its remit involves the development of areas within OPENING L INES