Housing and property

Appartment buildings

It is the Ministry of Local Government and Modernisation that is responsible for housing and house-building policy. The Ministry of Agriculture and Food is responsible for agricultural policy. The Ministry of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion works to strengthen consumer rights.

On this page you will find general information and documents relating to housing and property. You can explore this topic in more detail by using the menu on the right.

Research. Photo: Colourbox

Research on local governments and regions, dwellings, buildings and the environment

The Ministry of Local Government and Modernisation is responsible for areas of expertise that include local government administration and the implementation of elections, regional and district policy and housing and building policy.


The Housing Cooperatives Act

Act of 6 June 2003 No. 39 relating to housing cooperatives (the Housing Cooperatives Act). Cf. the previous Act of 4 February 1960 No. 2 relating to housing cooperatives.

Text of the law (in Norwegian)

The Property Unit Ownership Act

Act of 23 May 1997 No. 31 relating to ownership of property units (Property Unit Ownership Act). Cf. previous Act of 4 March 1983 No. 7.

Text of the law (in Norwegian)

Y-blokkas endeveggFoto: Statsbygg

The integrated artwork in the damaged government buildings

No decision has yet been made concerning re-use or demolition of the H-block and Y-block. Any Government decisions concerning the artwork in the damaged government buildings will be dealt with in accordance with Norwegian law.

[Information in English, French and Spanish.]

Meld. St. 23 (2012–2013)

Digital Agenda for Norway

Land Registration Act, Cadastre Act and Spatial Data Act

Tinglysingsloven (Land Registration Act), matrikkelloven (Cadastre Act) and geodataloven (Spatial Data Act) is translated to english. The translations are not official and for information use only. The original text in Norwegian should be used for legal matters.

World Urban Forum 2012

The Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development participated in the first week of September on the Sixth Session of World Urban Forum, on invitation from UN-Habitat.

The G Block , architect Henrik Bull.

Art, architecture and buildings in the Government Building Complex

Regjeringskvartalet, the government building complex, is located in central Oslo and has been owned by the government for more than 200 years.

Rebuilding the government building complex

Work is now under way on the rebuilding of the government building complex after the bombing on 22 July 2011.

Act on an infrastructure for geographical information (Spatial Data Act)

The Act shall promote good and efficient access to public geographical information (spatial data) for public and private purposes.

Text of the law (in Norwegian)

Homeless in Norway - A survey

Evelyn Dyb and Katja Johannessen: Homeless in Norway - A survey. Summary NIBR Report 2009:17.

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Contact information

Ministry of Local Government and Modernisation

Telephone: +47 22 24 90 90

Address

Postboks 8112 Dep
0032 Oslo

Visiting address:
Akersgata 59

Contact information

Ministry of Local Government and Modernisation

Telephone: +47 22 24 90 90

Address

Postboks 8112 Dep
0032 Oslo

Visiting address:
Akersgata 59