Medvedev: free privatization of housing will be extended until March 2017

Medvedev: free privatization of housing will be extended until March 2017


The Russian government has decided to extend for one year free privatization of residential premises. The question of beskrajnost privatization will be resolved before the end of 2016, said Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.

MOSCOW, 27 Jan. Free privatization of housing in Russia will be extended to March 2017, its beskrajnost will decide before the end of 2016, said Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev, speaking at the Congress, the primary branch of the party “United Russia” in Moscow and the Moscow region, “Urban development: housing and utility services”.

“We have decided to extend for one year free privatization of residential premises until March 1, 2017, but there are also other proposals: General privatization in 2017 to complete, but save exceptions for certain categories of citizens, including orphans. There is another idea: to continue privatization in General without limitation as to time. Let’s discuss this in the course of the year will finally decide,” — said Medvedev.