Medvedev proposed to extend the program of preferential mortgage

Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev supported the proposal to extend the programme of subsidies of the mortgage. He said this during his speech at the Congress of “United Russia”, reports “Interfax”.

“Many are turning to the party to remain affordable mortgage. It’s sort of fair, a considerable cost for the state budget. I want to say that I support this proposal,” — said Medvedev. He noted that the “specifics” will be discussed with United Russia, and colleagues in the state Duma.

The Medvedev proposal is already supported in the Federation Council. As stated by “RIA Novosti” Deputy Chairman of the Committee of the Federation Council on economic policy Sergey Shatirov, subsidizing mortgages will support the construction of the complex and will give impetus to some related branches — metallurgy, machine building, cement industry.

“This and other initiatives of the Prime Minister, expressed at the Congress of “United Russia”, and stimulate assistance to citizens, necessary at this stage,” said Sotirov.

According to first Deputy Chairman of state Duma Committee on housing policy and housing and communal services Elena Nikolaeva, the extension of the program of preferential mortgage until March 2017 may cost the budget from 16 to 20 billion rubles. “we Hope that we will be able to find them from the budget,” she said in a conversation with TASS.

Program to subsidize mortgages in which rate is the mortgage loan 12%, valid until March 1 this year. In this case, for the Agency for housing mortgage lending (AHML) it was extended to 1 may.

For the extension of the program of preferential mortgage previously made by the Ministry of construction. However, Deputy Finance Minister Alexei Moiseev in mid-January stated that it will not be renewed in 2016. He noted that the Ministry of Finance consider other measures to support mortgage lending.