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Housing Department

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The Housing Department is responsible for the overall co-ordination and management of the Corporate Housing Programme to fulfil the States Housing Strategy. It provides and manages social rental housing administered by the States.

The Housing Department is also responsible for the controls on housing occupation through the administration of the Housing Control and Right to Work Laws and also manages Longue Rue House and Maison Maritaine residential care homes.

The Housing Department oversees and co-ordinates a wide range of initiatives which form part of the States Corporate Housing Programme. These include, providing and managing 1,700 social housing properties, co-ordinating the maintenance, refurbishment and modernisation of those properties, administering the Housing Control and Right to Work Laws and managing Longue Rue House and Maison Maritaine residential care homes.

A more detailed list of the Department's responsibilities can be found on the right hand side of this page.

Overview of Responsibilities

- The States' Corporate Housing Programme - The States’ Social Housing stock - Regulation of Guernsey Housing Associations - Housing Control and Licences - Longue Rue House and Maison Maritaine residential care homes - The States' Home Loans and Home Improvement Loans Schemes

Political Board

Minister Deputy Minister

Deputy David B. Jones

Deputy Michael P.J. Hadley

Board Members

Deputy Paul R. Le Pelley

Deputy Barry J. E. Paint

Deputy Peter A. Sherbourne

Non States Board Members

Mr Dudley R. Jehan

Chief Officer

Dr Stephen Langford

Contact Details

Sir Charles Frossard House
La Charroterie
St Peter Port
Channel Islands
Tel: 44 1481 717000

Opening Hours

8.30am – 4.30pm, Monday - Friday

Contacting Your Political Representatives

If you would like to contact a Member of the States on a specific subject their details are held in the States Members Contact Details Section. The link will take you to a full list of the States Members email addresses and, where relevant, their social media account details.

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