Reorganization of departments

Following the reorganization of the department on 21 January 2021, the construction and housing area now falls under the Ministry of the Interior and Housing.


The department’s two housing offices are responsible for:


  • The development of a varied housing market.
  • Promoting housing for special groups, young people, the elderly, the physically handicapped, the homeless and other groups with special housing needs.
  • Analyses, housing budget and statistics.
  • Growth and development of areas and cities with a focus on renewal, safe urban spaces and environments.
  • Authority responsibility for housing for the elderly, council housing, student and youth housing, independent housing private rental and urban renewal etc.
  • Financing the non-profit housing sector.