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The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government's (formerly the Department for Communities and Local Government) job was to create great places to live and work, and to give more power to local people to shape what happens in their area.

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The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government is now the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities please see our latest information.


  • driving up housing supply
  • increasing home ownership
  • devolving powers and budgets to boost local growth in England
  • supporting strong communities with excellent public services

Read our outcome delivery plan to find out more about our priority outcomes and strategic enablers and how we will achieve them.

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