Applications being received for large low-income housing project
people with disabilities are also eligible.
The third component, the consolidation of the existing housing areas, Project Director Omar Narine said covers low income sections of the housing areas the CHPA has developed.
Scope of works for includes the upgrading of 34 kilometres of asphalted roads, 20 kilometres of drainage improvement including the construction of concrete drains where necessary, eight kilometres of sidewalks, installation of 10 kilometres of solar integrated street lights in keeping with the Green State Development Strategy and the construction of eight recreational facilities in low income areas.
Narine said the project will begin in Sophia and within the project area already outlined.
Within a week, he said, local and international contractors will be invited to bid to undertake the works. Works are expected to start in the first quarter of 2019.