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PUTTING OF HOUSING INTO OPERATION HAS GROWN BY 10 PER CENT SINCE THE BEGINNING OF THE YEAR

20.06.2018

From January to May 2018, more than 310 thousand apartments were built, the Rosstat reports

In Russia, from January to May 2018, 23.7 million square meters of housing are put into operation, which is 9.7 per cent more than the same period of the last year. This is reported in the report on the website of Rosstat. The volume of housing provided in May amounted to 3.5 million square meters, which is 18.4 per cent lower than in May 2017. In May, 41.5 thousand new apartments were built, and from January to May - 310.6 thousand new apartments, the report says. The volume of work performed by the type of activity "construction", in May amounted to 563.7 billion rubles, which is by 5.6 per cent more than in May 2017, in January-May - 2.222 trillion rubles (0.9 per cent less than in January-May of the previous year), according to Rosstat.

In 2017 in Russia, according to Rosstat, more than 1.1 million apartments with a total area of ​​78.6 million square meters are put into operation, which is 2.1 per cent less than the result of the previous year. Individual developers built 32.7 million square meters of housing, which is 41.6 per cent of the total. The rest is in industrial apartment buildings. Russian President Vladimir Putin instructed the government to develop a national project in the sphere of housing and the urban environment and by 2024 to increase the volume of housing construction to 120 million square meters per year. The presidential decree aims to improve the living conditions of at least 5 million families annually by 2024, for which it is necessary to provide affordable housing for middle-income families and create opportunities for housing with a mortgage at a rate of less than 8 per cent per annum.

Vera Lunkova

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