Russia’s constitutional court Tuesday declared legal the payment for major repairs, which caused a wave of discontent among the population.
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As stated in the decision of the court, the “common pot” does not contradict the Russian Constitution, as it allows to quickly raise funds for urgent repairs in emergency houses, reports TASS.
Previously Deputy head of the Ministry Andrey Chibis has also stated that he sees no contradictions between contributions for major repairs and the Constitution of the Russian Federation. According to him, according to the Housing code citizens are free to choose the manner of forming the Fund overhaul of apartment buildings.
Previously the constitutional court has asked the deputies of the state Duma from the CPRF and “Fair Russia”, which demanded to recognize illegal the rule of mandatory payments for capital repair.
The Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak has resulted data according to which in the past year, operators have collected for the repair of 97 billion rubles. And used to carry out the relevant work was only 25 billion.
At the end of March in the state Duma proposed a new scheme, which would have made new utility fees are optional. As stated in an interview with “MK” first Deputy Chairman of the Committee on housing policy and housing and communal services of state Duma Elena Nikolaeva, the repair can take on investors who are interested in the work. In return, the businessmen, for example, could make the attachment to the house and get a new square metres in the property.Related posts: