Medvedev said about the possibility of the indefinite extension of free privatization

Medvedev said about the possibility of the indefinite extension of free privatization

MOSCOW, January 27. Free housing privatization extended until March 2017, a decision about further parameters of extension will be adopted in the current year. This was stated by Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, the Chairman of United Russia Dmitry Medvedev, speaking at the forum party on the theme of urban development and housing.

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According to him, at the end of the a week ago of the meeting was taken they decided to extend the free privatization for another year – until March 2017. “There are still other offers – total privatization in 2017 to complete, but save the exception for certain categories of citizens, including for orphans. There is another idea to pursue privatization without limits,” – said Medvedev.

“Let’s talk it over and over a year to finally decide what to do,” he concluded.

Medvedev also discussed the issues of investment in the housing sector. He noted that, despite the difficult situation, the demand for services in this field will be always “for obvious reasons”. “So, for many entrepreneurs today, it is real chance to earn money when other sectors are compressed”, – said the head of government. He cited data of the Ministry that in 2015 more than 270 signed concession agreements in the housing sector, “it is expected that total investment will exceed 100 billion rubles.”

In General, it is obvious that to extend these deadlines indefinitely is impossible because the Institute for privatization is due to the fact that the vast majority of apartments that were created in 1991, belonged to the citizens under a contract of employment of social order

Dmitry Medvedev
the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation

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Free housing privatization began in 1992, was completed with the adoption of the new Housing code of the Russian Federation on 1 January 2007, but then the deadline was extended three times – first to March 1, 2010, then to March 1, 2013, until March 1, 2015.

On resettlement of emergency housing

The government of the Russian Federation to prepare a permanent resettlement programme of emergency housing, which will operate after completion in late 2017, also said Medvedev.

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“It is clear that at the end of the term of the current programme of emergency housing will evaporate – we will decrease but it will remain, unfortunately. Therefore, I instruct the government to introduce a bill on the formation of a permanent system of housing, which will operate after 2017,” – said Medvedev.

He stated that “in the whole country (working) the program is being implemented quite successfully”.