Earl Samuels, Assistant General Manager, Jamaica National Building Society, makes a point during the two-day (Oct 6-7, 2014) Regional Housing Conference, organised by the Caribbean Association of Housing Finance Institutions (CASHFI). Mr. Samuels, who is also a former Managing Director, of the NHT, says the discourse on affordable housing continues to exclude low income earners.
A report reviewing the implementation of social housing in six Caribbean countries covered by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has projected approximately US$1.8 billion was needed to deliver appropriate housing solutions for some one million households. The study examined the … Continue reading →read more
In a statement following the conclusion of an International Monetary Fund’s recent mission to Trinidad and Tobago, the head of this mission, Elie Canetti, based on available information, inclusive of job losses and constraints in the energy sector, has concluded … Continue reading →read more
Jamaica’s Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Audley Shaw, has reinforced the new Government’s commitment to fulfill its election platform pledge to provide a tax break to persons earning a gross annual salary of $1.5 million or less. In … Continue reading →read more
The European Federation of Building Societies (EFBS) will convene its XVIII Congress in Budapest, Hungary, 19-21 October 2016. Members of the International Union for Housing Finance, including the Caribbean Association of Housing Finance Institutions (CASHFI), have been invited. The Congress … Continue reading →read more
“60 percent of wealth transition failures are caused by a breakdown of communications and trusts”; 25 percent are due to a failure to prepare the heirs, and the last 15 percent are attributed to “all other causes” such as tax … Continue reading →read more
Housing finance institutions in the Caribbean which are members of the International Union of Housing Finance Institutions and/or the Inter-American Savings and...read more
Government or quasi-governmental organizations which perform central banking, housing or insuring functions for institutions in any country.read more