Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced new benefits for contributors to the National Housing Trust including a micro-finance loan regime targeted at low income earners.
He say its to be effective the first of April.
He says the NHT will provide funds to other institutions for lending to current and new contributors to meet specific needs.
Prime Minister says the maximum loan amount will be 850-thousand dollars.
The Prime Minister also announced the NHT plans to write over 8-thousand new loans at a value of almost 18-billion dollars for the next financial year.
He also says the NHT will implement policies to allow eligible contributors of seven years to purchase, at minimum, a studio unit.