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Call to landlords

Ministry appealing for rentals to house Elsa victims

Kendy

Call to landlords
Corey Lane, Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of People Empowerment and Elder Affairs. (FILE)

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With 249 people displaced by Hurricane Elsa last year and living in temporary shelters, the Ministry of People Empowerment and Elder Affairs has sent out an appeal to landlords for houses and apartments to rent.

Yesterday’s notice called on owners of fully furnished rental apartments or houses to assist with accommodating people whose homes were damaged during the passage of Elsa last July 2. It stated the accommodation would be temporary until repairs to the homes of those displaced were completed.

Corey Lane, Parliamentary Secretary in the ministry, told the DAILY NATION there were temporary locations such as the Barbados Workers’ Union’s Labour College at Mangrove, St Philip, from where they were forced to relocate some of the displaced victims because the property has been taken over by the Ministry of Health.

Some of the hurricane victims are being sheltered at Codrington College, St John, and the Nazarene Church and Sterling Children’s Home in St Philip, among others. (MB)

 

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2 comments on “Call to landlords

    How you go house them and when you want your house back and they have nowhere to go and government wont let you get them out?

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