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Addressing the Increasing Risk of Perennial Flooding Across the Country: A Shared Responsibility

Perennial flooding across the major cities in Ghana poses a significant threat to the government’s accelerated socio-economic development agenda. Lives have been lost, properties destroyed, people displaced, transport links disconnected, economic activities disrupted and livelihoods uprooted because of flooding .…

Chief Director Adjudged Second Best at The 2020 Civil Service Awards

The Chief Director of the Ministry of Works and Housing, Mr. Solomon Asoalla has been adjudged as the 2020 second best performed Chief Director at the 2021 Civil Service Awards Ceremony held at the Accra International Conference Centre. (AICC) This comes off the back of the Best performed Chief Director and the Second Runner- up …

Minister Inspects Progress of Ningo-Prampram and Dansoman Sea Defence Projects

The Minister for Works and Housing, Hon Francis Asenso-Boakye has inspected the sea defence projects currently being undertaken at Ningo-Prampram and Dansoman in the Greater Accra region. According to the Minister, the essence of the inspection of the ongoing works was to afford him the opportunity to assess the progress of works while ensuring that …

Rent Control Department to Undergo Digitization Reforms

The Minister for Works and Housing, Francis Asenso-Boakye (MP) has disclosed of Government’s intention to digitize the operations of the Rent Control Department to ensure efficient service delivery to Ghanaians.   This, according to the Minister, is part of the Government’s commitment to the people of Ghana to transform the operations of Rent Control to …


The Ministry of Works and Housing, exists to formulate, monitor and evaluate the implementation of policies, plans and programmes for the sustainable management of public landed properties, drainage and coastal protection works, operational hydrology as well as safe, secure, decent and affordable housing using technical expertise and innovative methods for all people living in the country.


Robust and Sustainable Development of Public Works and Housing infrastructure.

The Ministry of Works and Housing is responsible for the initiation and formulation of Government’s policies and programmes for the Housing and Works sub-sectors of the Country.

In line with Sections 11 and 13 of the Civil Service Act 1993, (PNDCL 327), and by Executive Instrument (EI. 28, 2017), the Ministry of Works and Housing is mandated to initiate and formulate policies for the Works and Housing sector, as well as coordinate, monitor and evaluate the implementation of plans, programmes, and performance of the sector for national development.