|Aiming to realize quality residential living for the people, it is necessary to take measures
such as the formation of good housing and housing environments, adjustment of the
condition of the housing market and provision of residential stability for the people. The
Housing Department is involved in research concerning technology and methods for 1)
extending the useful lives of houses, 2) renewal/utilization of existing housing stock, 3)
housing for the aged and a residential safety-net and 4) measures for environmental
performance and energy conservation.