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Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development of the People's Republic of China
Zhōnghuá Rénmín Gònghéguó Zhùfáng Hé Chéngxiāng Jiànshèbù
Agency overview
Formed15 March 2008; 16 years ago (2008-03-15)
JurisdictionGovernment of China
Minister responsible
Deputy Ministers responsible
  • Jiang Wanrong
  • Dong Jianguo
  • Qin Haixiang
  • Wang Hui [zh]
Agency executives
  • Song Hansong, Leader of Discipline Inspection & Supervision Team
  • Li Rusheng, Chief Engineer
  • Yang Baojun, Chief Economist
Parent agencyState Council
Websitewww.mohurd.gov.cn Edit this at Wikidata
Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development
Simplified Chinese中华人民共和国住房和城乡建设部
Traditional Chinese中華人民共和國住房和城鄉建設部
Ministry of Construction
Simplified Chinese中华人民共和国建设部
Traditional Chinese中華人民共和國建設部

The Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development is a ministry of the People's Republic of China which provides housing and regulates the state construction activities in mainland China. It was formerly known as the Ministry of Construction (Chinese: 建设部; pinyin: Jiànshèbù).


As part of US$586 billion economic stimulus package of November 2008, the government plans to:[1]

In November 2012, the Ministry established its smart cities pilot program, which became the start of a nationwide smart cities movement.[2]: 58–59  From 2013 to 2015, 277 Chinese cities joined the smart cities pilot program.[2]: 59  As of 2016, there were approximately 500 smart city projects in China.[2]: 59 

List of ministers

No. Name Took office Left office
1 Lin Hanxiong (林汉雄) April 1988 March 1991
2 Hou Jie (侯捷) March 1991 March 1998
3 Yu Zhengsheng March 1998 November 2001
4 Wang Guangtao (汪光焘) November 2001 March 2008
5 Jiang Weixin March 2008 June 2014
6 Chen Zhenggao June 2014 June 2017
7 Wang Menghui June 2017 March 2022
8 Ni Hong June 2022 Incumbent

See also


  1. ^ "China plans 10 major steps to spark growth as fiscal, monetary policies ease_English_Xinhua". news.xinhuanet.com. Archived from the original on November 13, 2008.
  2. ^ a b c Hu, Richard (2023). Reinventing the Chinese City. New York: Columbia University Press. ISBN 978-0-231-21101-7.