Subordinate agencies

  • Norwegian Building Authority

    The Norwegian Building Authority is the main agency for implementing building policy.

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  • The Centre of Competence on Rural Development

    The Centre of Competence on Rural Development (Distriktssenteret) is an independent government agency dedicated to strengthen rural municipalities and regions’ ability to develop attractive communities.

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  • The Norwegian Mapping Authority

    The Norwegian Mapping Authority has an extensive remit that encompasses both land and sea. We collate and manage detailed public geographical information for Norway, from the highest mountain to the deepest ocean floor and facilitate easy access through our national spatial data infrastructure in our role as Norway’s national geodata coordinator.

  • The Norwegian State Housing Bank

    The Norwegian State Housing Bank is the government's main implementing agency for for housing policy, and uses financial measures to facilitate the achievement of housing policy goals.

  • The Rent Disputes Tribunal in Oslo and Akershus

    The Rent Disputes Tribunal is an alternative to the Conciliation Court and the courts for the purpose of resolving disputes between landlords and tenants of residential property.