On November 10, at the briefing in the Government of the republic Assistant to the Prime Minister of the Government, Minister of Construction of the RK Valery Momotov has told the journalists about the course of the Affordable and Comfortable Housing to Russian Citizens priority national project implementation in Karelia. According to vice-premier, annual growth of housing construction volumes still remains the basic assessment criterion of productivity of the national project implementation. At the meeting with plenipotentiary of the President of the Russian Federation in the Northwest Federal District held in October, the course of the Affordable Housing project realization in Karelia has received a good assessment..
Last year due to all sources of financing in the republic it has been constructed and commissioned 136 thousand square meters of total area of apartment houses. In 2008 within the scope of the Agreement on cooperation between the Government of the Republic of Karelia and Ministry of Regional Development of the Russian Federation the regional target parameter on housing set into operation was established in the volume of 144 thousand square meters.
On curent data of the Ministry of Construction of the Republic of Karelia, in ten months of this year in Petrozavodsk and in other towns and regions of the republic due to all sources of financing it has been constructed and set into operation 115,8 thousand square meters of total area of apartment houses. In comparison with the similar standard of the previous year the, volume of housing set into operation has grown by 36% (or 1.3 times). According to the forecast for 2009, next year housing commissioning in the republic will make 155 thousand square meters.
One of the basic mechanisms of the project implementation is using credit resources of banks. Since mortgage the republic's and federal housing lending programs have been launched in 2002 and up to the present day, citizens of the republic have managed to purchase 4246 apartments, including 1299 in the ten-month period of this year (1.8 times growth to the standard of 2007). In ten months of this year more than 1400 people were referred by the State Property Fund of the republic to banks, and 1299 citizens have received credits. Of them 1080 people will receive indemnification of the interest rate due to means of the budget of the republic within five years.
Within the Providing Young Families with Housing subprogram in 9 months of this year 120 young families have improved their living conditions. Implementation of the subprogram providing housing for the citizens dismissed from military service, leaving regions of the Far North, liquidators of radiating failures and accidents, forced migrants in the republic proceeds: in total, since January 1, 2008, they were issued 65 state housing certificates.
Resettlement from the dwelling stock dangerous to use in the republic is carried out according to the Federal Law of July 6, 2007 185-FZ On the Fund of Assistance to Reforming of Housing and Communal Services. According to the regional program in 2008 the dwelling stock dangerous to use will to be resettled in Petrozavodsk and Kem. As Valery Momotov has noted, according to the Ministry, next year the number of settlements participating in the program will increase considerably.