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Former BMC chief refutes claim that govt. homes were overpriced

Storr says many homes were “undervalued” and Ferreira must tackle pertinent issues within his ministry NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Alex Storr,... read more »

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AG: Order in the shanty town case amended

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Attorney General Carl Bethel revealed on Monday that the Order in the shanty town case has been... read more »

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Tenants fed-up with sewerage issues at complex

Landlord says tenant is to blame   NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The fed-up tenants of a triplex on Rocky Pine Road... read more »

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House to debate land resolution for affordable homes programme

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Government will seek approval for the conveyance of 1.2 acres of land in the Fox Hill community... read more »

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PHA & CPSA negotiations reach successful conclusion

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Public Hospitals Authority (PHA) expressed on Wednesday that they were pleased to join with the Consultant... read more »

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3,041 reside in 6 Abaco shantytowns, report reveals

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – An Abaco shantytown assessment report, which surveyed 777 households, indicated that 3,041 people reside in six shantytowns on... read more »

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3,500-plus in Abaco shantytowns

20% undocumented   NASSAU, BAHAMAS – An estimated 80 per cent of the more than 3,500 shantytown residents spread across... read more »

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Minnis encourages regional focus on disaster relief fund

Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis yesterday encouraged countries in the Caribbean region to create a disaster relief fund as part... read more »

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$2 million earmarked for new housing development

The government will spend $2 million to complete 300 homes in the Carmichael Village Subdivision, revealed Minister of Housing Romuald... read more »

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Foulkes: Shanty town surveys completed

Abaco’s Shanty Town Action Task Force Survey report is ready for Cabinet approval, Labour Minister and Task Force head Dion... read more »

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AG to meet lawyers on shanty town evictions

Attorney General Carl Bethel said he is expected to meet today with the attorneys involved in the shanty town eviction... read more »

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Dames refutes Mt. Moriah constituent’s claim

Mount Moriah Member of Parliament, Marvin Dames on Monday refuted claims made by one of his constituents, that he had... read more »

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Govt. to halt shanty town expansion

Attorney General Carl Bethel has made application to the court to prevent the expansion of shanty towns across the country.... read more »

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Still no date for Ragged Islanders to return home

Having endured the devastating wrath of Hurricane Irma last September, Ragged Island became unlivable and residents were forced to leave... read more »

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Turnquest: BMC more than $395 million in debt

Ferreira: BMC to reduce bad loans on its books Deputy Prime Minister Peter Turnquest revealed in Parliament Wednesday that the... read more »

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Former BMC Chairman: Mortgage crisis a longstanding issue

Former Bahamas Mortgage Corporation (BMC) Chairman Alex Storr said the arrears challenge at the Corporation existed long before he accepted... read more »

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BMC evcits homeowners

Several homeowners had the locks on their homes changed yesterday after reportedly ignoring eviction notices by the Bahamas Mortgage Corporation... read more »

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Affordable Home Program case of poor planning, DNA says

Government’s affordable homes program is another case of poor planning and execution, according to the deputy leader of the Democratic... read more »

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Aspiring homeowners can’t qualify for low-cost lots

Government’s highly touted housing programme is being under utilised, as 51 out of  60 applicants have simply failed to qualify,... read more »