Khusnullin promised record commissioning of housing and “unprecedented” modernization of housing and communal services (November 2, 2022)

Speaking at the Federation Council, Deputy Prime Minister Marat Khusnullin said that 84.36 million sq. meters of housing, which is 16.7% more than in the same period last year. By 2030, it is planned to build 1 billion “squares” of “affordable” new housing and carry out an “unprecedented modernization of housing and communal services systems,” he wrote on his Telegram channel.

“One of the main tasks is to provide people with affordable housing. Therefore, by 2030 we will build 1 billion square meters of new housing. This year, 84 million square meters have already been commissioned. meters and I can already say that this year we are counting on another record, we want to commission 93-95 million square meters of housing. Last year, 92.6 million square meters were built in Russia, which was a record in the entire history of the country. We will carry out an unprecedented modernization of housing and communal services systems. We will replace dilapidated and emergency networks in order to improve the quality and reliability of services,” Khusnullin said.

During his speech, he noted that the program for the modernization of housing and communal services in the regions is planned to be approved by the end of this year. About 30 billion rubles are provided for its implementation in 2023, another 100 billion rubles in 2024 and 150 billion rubles in 2025. To these 280 billion, according to him, approximately the same amount will be additionally attracted. For these 500-600 billion rubles, it is planned, first of all, to replace dilapidated utility networks, which, according to Khusnullin, are about 40% in the country.

During the government hour, the Vice Prime Minister also spoke about the upcoming work to restore infrastructure in new regions of the Russian Federation. According to him, a three-year construction plan has already been drawn up there. More than 6,200 objects are currently in operation, about 3,500 have already been commissioned.

“I want to thank the builders who are now working in these regions, and there are already 44,000 of them. We can honestly call it the largest construction site in the country,” Khusnullin added.

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