Sobyanin proposed to limit the inclusion of houses in a program of renovation

Sergei Sobyanin

Moscow mayor Sergei Sobyanin has proposed to limit the introduction of houses in the list for renovation. This was reported on the website of the mayor in “Vkontakte”.

“Many Muscovites have expressed concern that their homes, which are not included today in the list, get in there against their will. To remove these fears, it is possible to include in the draft Federal law an amendment restricting the entry of houses in a program of renovation since the law came into force,” the report says Sobyanin.

The mayor stressed that we have identified houses which can be included in a program of renovation, including and in addition where the initiative came from the residents.

Earlier on Friday, 9 June, it was reported about detention of the head of the Moscow branch of the Yabloko party Sergei Mitrokhin during nesakntsionirovannogo protest against the law on the renovation of the building of the state Duma. On this day the lower house of Parliament should consider a draft normative document in the second reading. Spontaneous action started in the morning it is attended by about 80 people.

Proposed by authorities of the capital program is the renovation involves the demolition of eight thousand five-story buildings, which are home to more than half a million people. In their place will be built new residential complexes where the displaced people will receive apartments of the same or more square footage. To participate in the program are only those homes, more than 70 percent of the residents whom would vote for this decision. From 14 may to 15 June will decide the fate of the buildings from the provisional list, including 4.5 thousand houses.