The first Uzhgorod family got ‘social’ housing (PHOTOS)
On Wednesday, July 11, an apartment key in the newly constructed building received a young family from Uzhgorod. The family was able to buy a new apartment by using the reduction in price program of loans’ mortgage by affordable housing for citizens. The settlers were greeted by the First Deputy Head Ivan Bushko and the Deputy Head of the region Anton Hromovyi.
Government designed the program of affordable housing construction for people who need better housing conditions in order to implement the social initiatives of President of Ukraine. The basis of the program is reduction in price of loans’ mortgage through the interest rate compensation by the state. From 16% credit rate the state pays 13%, and citizens - 3%.
The first apartment in the region under this program received a young family of Skrypchuk. They chose one-room apartment in the newly constructed building that is on O.Hira Street 1. Apartment has 49 square meters and costs 277 thousand.
- We have considered a lot of options for housing loans, - says Oleksandr Skrypchuk – we wanted to have our own apartment for a long time, and this program offers good conditions. We will pay back the credit in 15 years.
- Transcarpathian dwellers are more often interested in credit conditions. We have 20-30 appeals everyday from our dwellers who want to know more about the program of affordable housing construction. There are 232 apartments in the region currently, which can be purchased under the program and their numbers will increase - said Ivan Bushko.
There are 48 applications from Transcarpathian citizens who expressed their wish to use the terms of affordable housing credit – informs the press-center of RSA.
28 November 2012 16:30