Minister for Housing (Sweden)

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Minister for Housing
Bostadsminister
Incumbent
Andreas Carlson
since 18 October 2022
Ministry of Employment
Member ofThe Government
AppointerThe Prime Minister
Term lengthServes at the pleasure of the Prime Minister
Inaugural holderIngvar Carlsson
Formation1974
Website[1]

The Minister for Housing

Swedish Government and appointed by the Prime Minister of Sweden
.

The minister is responsible for issues regarding housing and constructing new houses and apartments. The current minister for housing is Andreas Carlson, appointed on 18 October 2022.

Between 1974 and 1991, there was a ministry called the Ministry of Housing. The minister for housing was the head of the Ministry of Housing. In 1991, the ministry was dissolved and the position was abolished. In 1994, the position was reinstated and a cabinet minister was given the responsibility for housing issues. Since 1994, there has always been a cabinet minister with responsibility for housing issues. Ministers for housing have all worked in different ministries. ”Statsråd med ansvar över bostadsfrågor” means Councillor of State with responsibility for issues regarding housing'.

List of officeholders

Minister for Housing and Head of the Ministry of Housing 1974—1991

No. Portrait Minister
(Born–Died)
Tenure Political party
Cabinet
Took office Left office Duration
1 Ingvar Carlsson
(born 1934)
1 January 1974 8 October 1976 2 years, 281 days Social Democrats
Palme I
2 Elvy Olsson
(1923-2022)
8 October 1976 18 October 1978 2 years, 10 days Centre
Fälldin I
3 Birgit Friggebo
(born 1941)
18 October 1978 8 October 1982 3 years, 355 days Liberal People's
Ullsten
Fälldin II
Fälldin III
4 Hans Gustafsson
(1923—1998)
8 October 1982 4 October 1988 5 years, 362 days Social Democrats
Palme II
Carlsson I
5 Ulf Lönnqvist
(born 1936)
4 October 1988 4 October 1991 3 years, 0 days Social Democrats
Carlsson I
Carlsson II
(3) Birgit Friggebo
(born 1941)
4 October 1991 30 November 1991 57 days Liberal People's
Carl Bildt

The Ministry of Housing was dissolved in 1991 and the position was abolished 1991—1994

Minister for Housing 1994—present

No. Portrait Minister
(Born–Died)
Tenure Political party
Cabinet
Took office Left office Duration
6 Jörgen Andersson
(born 1946)
7 October 1994 22 March 1996 1 year, 167 days Social Democrats
Carlsson III
7 Thomas Östros
(born 1965)
22 March 1996 6 October 1998 2 years, 198 days Social Democrats
Persson
8 Lars Engqvist
(born 1945)
6 October 1998 16 November 1998 41 days Social Democrats
9 Lars-Erik Lövdén
(born 1950)
16 November 1998 21 October 2004 5 years, 340 days Social Democrats
10 Mona Sahlin
(born 1957)
21 October 2004 6 October 2006 1 year, 350 days Social Democrats
11 Mats Odell
(born 1947)
6 October 2006 5 October 2010 3 years, 364 days Christian Democrats
Reinfeldt
12 Stefan Attefall
(born 1960)
5 October 2010 3 October 2014 3 years, 363 days Christian Democrats
13 Mehmet Kaplan
(born 1971)
3 October 2014 18 April 2016 1 year, 198 days Green
Löfven
Per Bolund
(born 1971)
18 April 2016 25 May 2016 37 days Green
13 Peter Eriksson
(born 1958)
25 May 2016 21 January 2019 2 years, 241 days Green
14 Per Bolund
(born 1971)
21 January 2019 5 February 2021 2 years, 15 days Green
15 Märta Stenevi
(born 1976)
5 February 2021 30 November 2021 298 days Green
16 Johan Danielsson
(born 1982)
30 November 2021 18 October 2022 322 days Social Democratic Party
Andersson
17 Andreas Carlson
(born 1987)
18 October 2022 Incumbent 1 year, 129 days Christian Democrats
Kristersson

Footnotes

  1. ^ Minister for Housing[1] or Minister of Housing [and Local Government].[2]

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