Lagos State Urban Renewal Agency (LASURA)


Bequeathing an enduring modern environment at all times…..making life better (renewing Lagos)


To facilitate the process of improving the living conditions, upgrading and empowerment of the communities thereby creating a sustainable environment.


LASURA was established through Edit No. 7 of 1991. It was restructured from Lagos Sate Urban Renewal Board (LASURB) to reposition it vide gazette No. 25 volume 38 of 14th October, 2005. Further attempts was made to restructure LASURA in year 2010 through a law to provide for the administration of Physical Planning Development, Urban Regeneration and Building Control vide Gazette No 21 Vol 43 of 16th July, 2010.

The Lagos State Urban Renewal Agency (LASURA) is one of the parastatals under the Lagos State Ministry of Physical Planning And Urban Development. The Agency is saddled with the responsibility of implementing the state policy on urban Renewal and Upgrading of slums (Blighted communities) in the State.


  • To facilitate the process of improving the living condition of people.
  • To upgrade infrastructural facilities in blighted areas.
  • To empower the communities to create a sustainable environment.
  • To provide decent and affordable housing for slum dwellers.