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Residents of Block ‘F’ and Block ‘R’ Sophia were in engaged in consultations as the Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA) moves closer to securing a loan which will facilitate community development in these and other areas.

The Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA) on Sunday evening, met with residents of C Field Sophia, in a continuation of their ‘Road Network Upgrade and Expansion Programme’ consultations.

The Central Planning and Housing Authority (CHPA) met with councillors of Mocha/Arcadia Neighbourhood Democratic Council (NDC)to officially inform them of the decision to relocate 40-43 families from the Lombard and Board Street, Georgetown to their community.

The first of a series of consultations began Sunday evening with residents of North and South Sophia by the Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA). The Government of Guyana in collaboration with the Inter-Development Bank (IDB) will be embarking on a series of Infrastructure and developmental projects – ‘Road Network Upgrade and Expansion Programme’ – in several communities in the North and South Sophia community.

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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.

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