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June 5th, 2024
VG resident Gladyet Walters is latest recipient of Social Home

NORTH SOUND, Virign Gorda, VI - Ms Gladyet Walters of North Sound, Virgin Gorda is now the latest recipient of the VI Government's social home programme under the Ministry of Health and Social Development.

November 16th, 2023
Gov’t needs to buy out SSB homes @ Joe’s Hill Manor– Hon Marlon A. Penn

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Opposition Member Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) has called on the Government of the Virgin Islands to come up with a solution for the Social Security-funded homes at Joe’s Hill Manor given they continue to depreciate and many have not been sold.

November 4th, 2023
Lucien 'Claude' Callwood is gov't latest social home recipient

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke VI - Jost van Dyke resident Mr. Lucien “Claude” Callwood is the latest recipient of the Ministry of Health and Social Development’s social home as part of its Housing Recovery Assistance Programme.

September 9th, 2023
Gov’t hands over another Housing Recovery Assistance Home

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands Ministry of Health and Social Development has handed over the keys to another new home, this time to the daughter of housing recipient Miss Casandra Sutton as part of its Housing Recovery Assistance Programme.

August 5th, 2023
Housing assistance recipient receive keys to brand new home

FAT HOGS BAY, Tortola, VI – Through the Ministry of Health and Social Development’s Housing Recovery Assistance Programme, Mr. Ted Rabsatt of Fat Hog’s Bay is now the latest recipient of a new home as part of the programme.

April 15th, 2023
Housing rebuild grant recipient receives first $50k cheque

LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI - The Ministry of Health and Social Development has taken another step in its housing recovery efforts by issuing a housing rebuild grant to beneficiary, Mr. Ted Rabsatt who is the recipient of a $150k grant.

September 17th, 2020
'I even have homeless BVIslanders' living in building- Bettito Frett

WICKHAM'S CAY I, Tortola VI - A Wickham's Cay I property owner has defended a building labelled as overcrowded, unsafe, unsanitary and indecent by Government, following the removal of all of the building’s occupants for COVID-19 testing and quarantine.

November 7th, 2019
Skelton-Cline lambasts RDA for building more 'igloos'

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Social commentator Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline has lambasted the Virgin Islands Recovery and Development Agency (RDA) for constructing more temporary housing units even as the territory is long past the hurricanes and other disasters of 2017.

October 22nd, 2019
Homeless person takes up residence @ The Stickett

LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI- The Stickett in Long Look, on the main island of Tortola, has become more than just a meeting place and a fancy piece of architecture, as a homeless man has since taken up residence there.

November 11th, 2015
VI residents spend more on housing & utilities than food- Minimum Wage Report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While many residents continue to complain about the high cost of food in the Virgin Islands (VI), hence the need to travel to St Thomas, USVI to find cheaper food and goods, the Minimum Wage Advisory Committee Report revealed that money being spent on food is not where most residents income goes.

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