Ministerial role

Minister of State for Housing

Responsibilities

The minister is responsible for:

  • Supporting the Housing Secretary on housing supply policy and delivery
  • Housing financing streams
  • Home ownership policy
  • Planning policy and casework oversight
  • Homes England sponsorship and performance
  • Building safety and regulations (including government response to the Hackitt review)
  • Land assembly and release, and Public Sector Land and Digital Land
  • Help to Buy
  • Quality and design
  • Grenfell recovery programme
  • Social Housing Green Paper

Previous holders of this role

  1. Kit Malthouse MP

    2018 to 2019

  2. The Rt Hon Dominic Raab MP

    2018 to 2018

Announcements

  1. Built environment sector deal: opening formal negotiations with the sector
  2. Innovation and commercialisation at heart of new economic plan for South East Midlands
  3. New economic plan to make Oxfordshire global innovation centre
  4. New economic plan to super-charge space and creative sectors in Buckinghamshire
  5. New economic plan to boost innovation and maximise opportunities in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
  6. Building Safety: letter from Housing Minister to Chair of the Industry Safety Steering Group, Dame Judith Hackitt
  7. Government invests £142 million in building communities to deliver the homes the country needs
  8. Communities to benefit from new housing infrastructure rules
  9. Housing Minister announces boost for families and high streets as planning red tape is axed
  10. New garden community for Greater Exeter