The Department of Settlements is the arm of the Tobago House of Assembly responsible for providing affordable housing for Tobagonians and the administration of home improvement grant and subsidy programmes.
The Department seeks to provide safe and affordable housing through the achievement of the following goals:
- To facilitate the creation of new housing through the construction of single family and multi-family units and the provision of serviced lots;
- To assist landowners by providing down-payment assistance and technical assistance to facilitate housing construction;
- To spearhead the improvement of the existing housing stock by providing financial assistance through Home Improvement established to design, execute, monitor and evaluate development projects. Programmes.
There are two (2) Units
- Project Execution Unit- established in 2014 established to design, execute, monitor and evaluate development projects.
- Clerical Unit
Head of Project Execution Unit (in the absence of a Director) Specialist Engineer Ezan Benjamin
Head of Clerical Unit Senior Client Relations Officer Mrs. Shirma Daniel-Alexander
Department of Settlements: 639-6800/639-3494
Office of the Secretary: 660-7473
Office of the Administrator: 639-3559