Prime Minister and Member of Parliament for South West St Andrew, Portia Simpson Miller, on March 28 led a team from the Ministry of Transport, Works and Housing and the Housing Agency of Jamaica into sections of the constituency to acquaint them with some of the urgent housing needs in the community.

The team from the Housing Ministry was headed by Minister Morais Guy, while HAJ Managing Director, Joseph Shoucair headed the team from that agency.

Among the areas visited were Majestic Gardens; McKoy Lane at 257 Spanish Town Road; Oakglades, which comprises some 64 unfinished units; Coal Lane at 219/221 Spanish Town Road and Third Street.

Mrs Simpson Miller asked the Housing Ministry and the Housing Agency to quickly assess what action can be taken to help improve the housing needs of the people in the communities visited.