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Ministry of Communities, Department of Housing

The Central Housing and Planning Authority has commenced court proceedings in an effort to repossess the plot of land, which was recently advertised for sale by Sunset Lakes.

In a paid advertisement in at least two daily newspapers dated Wednesday August 30, 2017, it was stated “The Receiver-Manager of Sunset Lakes Inc., invites tenders for local and foreign parties interested in purchasing 100 acres of land en bloc or less, located in the PROVIDENCE…”

On July 20th, 2017 CH&PA through an external attorney Robert Ramcharran attached to the law firm Luckhoo and Luckhoo initiated legal action in the High Court of the Supreme Court of Judicature against Sunset Lakes Inc. as it relates to property situate at Parcel 130 Plantation Providence, East Bank Demerara seeking the following reliefs, namely: –

1.    A declaration that the Claimant is entitled to rescind the Agreement of Sale and Purchase made and entered into at Georgetown, Guyana between the Claimant and the Defendant herein on the 7th February, 2014 with respect to the property situate at Plantation Providence and described as:

 1. Zone: E.B.D

 2. Block: VII

 3. Parcel: 130

 4. Area: 100.00 Acres

2.    An Order rescinding the said Agreement of Sale and Purchase made and entered into at Georgetown Guyana between the Claimant and the Defendant herein on the 7thFebruary 2014 with respect to the property situate at Plantation Providence and described as Zone: E.B.D, Block: VIII, Parcel :130, Area: 100.00 acres.

3.    An Order that the Claimant do refund to the Defendant the sum of $458, 180.00 being the value paid by the Defendant for the aforementioned described land less the sum equivalent to 10% of the sum paid as a penalty for breach of the terms and conditions of the said Agreement of Sale and Purchase and which is $45,818,000.00.

4.    An Order directing the Registrar of Lands to recall and cancel Certificate of Title No. 2014/3415 with respect to Parcel 130, Block VII, Zone: E.B.D, Plantation Providence and registered to Sunset Lakes Inc.

5.    An Order directing the Registrar of Lands to re-register the said land known and described as Parcel 130, Block VII, Zone: E.B.D, Plantation Providence in the name of the Claimant herein.

6.    An Order directing the Defendant to give up the vacant possession and occupation of the said land known and described as Parcel 130, Block VII, Zone: E.B.D, Plantation Providence and registered to Sunset Lakes Inc. to the Claimant herein.

7.    Such further or other Order as this Court would deem fit.

8.    Costs.

The Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA), is executing major infrastructure works at Perseverance, East Bank Demerara, to accommodate additional units as part of  the government’s Housing Solution, 2017 and Beyond project.

Residents of Essequibo, Region Two yesterday left the Regional Democratic Council’s office pleased after a meeting with Minister within the Ministry of Communities Valerie Adams-Yearwood. The Minister and a team from the Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA) visited Pomeroon-Supenaam area in Region Two and distributed 23 house lots to the residents.

The Broad and Lombard Streets squatters today thanked the government for fulfilling its promise of providing better living conditions.

The Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA) today presented bursary awards to ten (10) students who wrote the National Grade Six Assessment (NGSA).

Forty residents of Pomeroon-Supenaam, Region Two are slated to benefit from the construction of 40 two-bedroom concrete houses at Onderneeming, phase three. This was disclosed by Minister within the Ministry of Communities Valerie-Adams-Yearwood yesterday while on an outreach in the Region on Thursday.

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