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NHT Update – Hurricane Sandy Insurance Claims

6. November 2012

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All National Housing Trust (NHT) Mortgagors who have suffered damage as a result of Hurricane Sandy are entitled to submit a claim, by Friday December 7, 2012 at any NHT office. You need to submit the following: A completed peril insurance claim form (available at all NHT offices) An estimate of the damage Photograph of […]

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Improved NHT Home Grants For Low-Income Contributors

9. September 2012

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The National Housing Trust (NHT) is on a mission – more money, easier access and improved home grants for low-income contributors. You can now get better benefits from the NHT Home Grants facility. The non-repayable one-time grants are available for use in combination with NHT Homeowner’s loans to buy land or a residential property, or […]

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Recessed Lighting Is In

10. June 2012

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Gone are the days when a light bulb socket on a wall of ceiling was the only option a builder had to light up a room. We live in an age where construction and imagination can be combined in many ways to create nothing short of a spectacle that has everyone looking up when they […]

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Buy, Build, Repair with NHT Loans

1. June 2012

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Get up to J$4.5 million (per contributor) at low interest rates. [*conditions apply] The NHT has loans that can help you to: Buy a NHT house or serviced lot build, buy or repair your home buy solar energy systems for your home Low cost financing is also available for housing developers. For more information, please […]

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Top 10 Energy Conservation Tips For 2012

30. December 2011

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The cost of electricity is seemingly constantly on the rise, and to help keep your electricity bills under control, you must try to conserve and use energy/electricity more efficiently. Here are our top 10 energy conservation tips for 2012: Use compact fluorescent bulbs Don’t open and close your refrigerator too often Cool hot foods on […]

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Get Funding For Your Real Estate Deal

25. September 2011

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Need a US$ lump sum to fund a real estate deal? Ever been in a situation where you had to miss out on a profitable real estate deal, simply because you can�’t afford to get involved? Check out the Real Estate Rolodex,  the one tool with everything you need to succeed as a real estate […]

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Special Interest Rate For Jamaican Public Sector (Government) Employees Who Are NHT Mortgagors

21. March 2011

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Did you know that, effective July 1, 2010, public sector employees who are NHT mortgagors, will be granted a special 1% reduction in the interest charged on their loans for the next three years. This is in addition to the 1% interest rate reduction being offered to all NHT mortgagors. Outlined below, are procedures to […]

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A Look At The NHT’s Interim & Institution Financing

23. January 2011

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… and how it’s helping to stimulate Jamaica’s construction industry. While the National Housing Trust is best known for the schemes it develops and for the range of loans it offers to contributors (mortgage lending), far less is known about its contribution to housing through the financing of schemes developed by private and public sector […]

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Understanding Jamaica’s Registration (Strata Titles) (Amendment) Act

16. January 2011

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Please be informed that the Registration (Strata Titles) (Amendment) Act came into effect on January 1, 2010. Generally, the Act seeks to amend the Registration (Strata Titles) Act to: • Establish a Commission of Strata Corporations to monitor, regulate and supervise the functioning of strata corporations and to specify the duties and powers of that […]

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NHT Options For Low Income Contributors

28. December 2010

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Many National Housing Trust (NHT) contributors who cannot afford to buy a house or a residential lot are now in a better position to do so. Effective July 1, 2010 the NHT introduced a number of new policies to help lower income contributors realize their home ownership dreams. The polices were: the special subsidy programme, […]

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