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Affordable Housing?

Posted by on February 6, 2014

The housing sector is one of the most important in providing the necessary needs of the modern man. Degree of its development largely determines the level of population and evidence of its prosperity. Across State housing is developed infrastructure is the main driving force of socio-economic development because it directly linked to demographics, as well as a rational distribution productive capacity and human resources in the territory. Housing problem in Russia With respect to our country, the housing problem in Russia has always stood sharply enough. The most productive period is considered to be 1959 – 1962 years. when it was put into operation 324 million m2 of housing. The massive construction of those years is only partially and briefly allowed to solve the "housing problem". However, as a result of reforms in the housing sector during the period of 1991-2005 years, were canceled planned administrative methods of construction and housing distribution that gave the problem more acute and caused social tension in society. Disappointing statistics show that during the years of market reforms in Russia the number of families receiving housing or improved their housing conditions by the state, down from 1.3 million in 1990 to 151 thousand – in 2005, currently housing needs are as follows figures: – about 5 million families, most of which belongs to the poor, standing in the queue for flats, with the average waiting time is 15 – 20 years – to 1014 thousand people (including 306 thousand veterans and persons with disabilities 708 thousand citizens belonging to other categories), the Russian Federation in accordance with federal law has a public obligation to provide housing – general need for the Russians in housing is 1,570 million m2, and to satisfy its need in the most limited terms to increase the housing stock at 46.1%.

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