The Housing and Utility Complex Department was founded in 2015. In relation to the development of priority activities of the Ministry of Construction Industry, Housing and Utilities Sector of the Russian Federation, it is relevant to develop Bachelor's degree programme in "Technical operation of housing and communal complex and urban infrastructure", Master’s degree programme in "Housing and communal complex", as well as scientific training in "Housing and communal complex". The scale and technical level of modern urban construction require new knowledge and professionalism from people working in the field of housing and municipal economy. Systems of technical equipment and building maintenance are expensive engineering structures, which can be managed and operated only by competent managers and specialists. The main activities of the Department: technical operation of buildings and structures, reconstruction and major overhaul of buildings and structures, organizational and technological design in the housing and communal services.