Juan Espadas Cejas is Mayor of Seville since June 2015. He was Minister for Housing and Territory Planning of the Regional Government of Andalusia from 2008 to 2010. As Minister he assumed the task of promoting the construction of social housing through a plan discussed with social and economic parties. He also developed the content of the right to housing included in the Statute of Autonomy of Andalusia, through the Law Regulating the Right to Housing, approved by the Andalusian Parliament in March 2010.