The percentage of collection of payments of the population for major repairs in Russia reached almost 72%

MOSCOW, October 19. The collection rates of the population for capital repairs in Russia in the first nine months of 2015 reached 71,81%, which is 6.44 percentage points higher than in the same period last year. This is stated in the message of Fund of development of housing and communal services.

The amount of charges owners for financing of works on capital repair of common property in apartment buildings in Russia amounted to 85,1 billion. Revenue owners amounted to 61.1 billion roubles, is spoken in the message.

In 11 regions the level of collection rate exceeded 85%, and in six subjects of the Russian Federation – 90%. The leaders on payment overhaul have become Leningrad region (98,9%), Republic Tatarstan (98%) and Moscow (92,9%).

Low collection is observed in Ingushetia, Kabardino-Balkaria, Perm Krai, North Ossetia, Tuva and Dagestan, the report says.

As reported on 16 October, a group of deputies of “United Russia” in the Duma introduced a bill, which offers free resources that the residents of an apartment building gather at the normal conditions, be placed in a Deposit account with them percent. It is anticipated that the income received from placing of temporarily available funds of Fund for major repairs, can only be used for payment of services and works on capital repair of common property in an apartment house and related expenses.

Requested the constitutional court on the legality of depositing funds for the repair into a common pot

The faction “Fair Russia” and the Communist party has collected the required number of signatures (at least 90) of deputies to submit a request to the constitutional court to clarify whether the basic law provision by which homeowners are required to contribute funds to overhaul into a common pot, said the head of the Duma Committee on housing policy and housing Galina Khovanskaya. She will be the representative of the applicants.

“In the coming days, we will send the request. We were supported by colleagues from the Communist party and we collected the required number of signatures. The signatures have already been collected, now we are talking about technical aspects”, – said Khovanskaya.

“We’ll be satisfied if the constitutional court decides that the necessity of entering the boiler is unacceptable and the entry into a common pot must be voluntary and not imposed”, – said Khovanskaya, indicating that this may be the only solution homeowners.

Khovanskaya explained that today there is a situation when owners are forced to repair their property. “To bear the burden of content is not its property, as it is written in the Civil code, and to bear the burden of another’s property. Force”, – said the head of the Committee.