Russian governors called for support of individual housing construction

Deputy Prime Minister Marat Khusnullin called on heads of Russian regions to support individual housing construction (IZHS), without which it is impossible to fulfill the indicators of the national project “Housing and the urban environment”.

“Without the support of individual housing construction we will not be able to fulfill the indicators of the national project, so I ask the regional heads to support this direction,” — leads TASS words of the Deputy Prime Minister, who spoke at the Presidium of the regional development Commission.

How convinced Khusnullin, housing generally provides the greatest impetus for the development of the economy of regions among all government programs.

we will Remind also that earlier the Ministry of construction of Russia approved the terms of the assignment of the premises to the standard housing and the requirements for interior finish the standard housing type. The relevant document came into force on 6 June.

“We completely exclude the use of the term “housing economy class,” turning to the definition of “standard housing”. In this segment of the market of primary real estate in recent years actually implemented quite a lot of worthy projects that can hardly be called economy-class housing”, — said Deputy Minister Nikita Stasyshyn.

According to him, “requirements for the construction of standard housing clearly spelled out, they will raise the quality characteristics of new apartments and houses at a higher level.”

Meanwhile, the Russian construction sector is experiencing difficulties because of the crisis caused by the pandemic coronavirus infection COVID-19, and at the end of this year may be short of more than 400 thousand people, and the average monthly salary in the companies-developers has fallen by almost 8% to 38,7 thousand roubles. This forecast issued by experts of the Center for strategic research (CSR).

These calculations, as indicated in the RBC document, based on official data of Rosstat, the Federal registration service, Federal tax service, the SPARK database, as well as economic ongidanian identified during structured interviews with representatives of 150 construction companies. Thus, according to the CSR were taken into account the views of large, medium and small developers.

experts predict a fall of total revenue of all firms in the construction sector in 2020 83.9 billion to 339 billion rubles, and profits could be reduced by 2.8 billion to 15 billion rubles.

moreover, it is not excluded to the CSR, the demand for new buildings will fall by 14% by the end of this year.

According to Rosstat, in the country in April 2020 was introduced in 3 million square meters of housing, which is 36.5% less than in the same period last year. For the first 4 months of current year in Russia was built 17.7 million sq m (excluding houses in areas for gardening), which is 9.9% lower than a year earlier.

According to the Ministry, last month, was erected 382 apartment house, built 41,1 thousand new apartments, and from the beginning of year — 1,9 thousand houses and apartments 232,4 thousand, respectively.

let’s Add that the Russian economy in February—March 2020 was under the powerful impact of two negative factors — the rapid spread of the pandemic coronavirus infection COVID-19 and its deleterious effect on the global economy and collapse in oil prices. Against this background, the rouble significantly depreciated against the dollar and the Euro. Reacting to the situation, the government and the Bank of Russia adopted several packages of measures to support the economy and citizens.

may 11, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the end of may 12, a single period of days off, entered March 30, in the fight against COVID-19. He also announced the beginning of implementation of the third package of anti-crisis measures, under which the state, in particular, will increase targeted support for families with children, small businesses, individual entrepreneurs and self-employed. In addition, Putin instructed the government to prepare a national plan for long-term development of ecoeconomy, the recovery in employment and incomes.

on 27 may, the Minister of economic development (MED) of the Russian Federation Maxim Reshetnikov said that the total cost of anti-crisis measures to support the Russian economy, aimed at combating the impact of the pandemic coronavirus has reached 3.3 trillion rubles.

on 2 June Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin presented to the President a national plan for the recovery of the Russian economy in 2020-2021 years, noting in particular that the cost of the plan will be about 5 trillion rubles.

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