We have a new Secretary of State for Housing and Communities:
James Brokenshire replaces Javid as local government secretary - LocalGov.co.uk - Your authority on UK local government
Updated: Porter warns of 'risk' as Brokenshire replaces Javid | News | Local Government Chronicle
Unfortunately, no ministry is free of politics:
James Brokenshire Criticised For Policy That Turned Landlords Into 'Border Guards'
Can James Brokenshire fix the Tories’ housing woes? | Coffee House
Inside Housing - Insight - Introducing the new housing secretary
Whether the new Secretary will be open to ideas from the opposition...
As reported over the weekend by the New Economics Foundation:
Housing: a new common sense? | New Economics Foundation