18 Aug '10
Additional $8.6m is to be spent on apartment blocks repairs in Chelyabinsk region in 2010, regional officials report.
Of the total funding, $7.5m is to be allocated from the federal Support for Reforming Housing Utilities Fund, and the remaining $1.1m is to be put up by regional and local authorities.
Under plans, the funds are to be used to repair 159 apartment blocks with residential area of 590,000 square meters in six municipalities.
Total 2010 housing repairs plan in Chelyabinsk region is estimated at almost $33m, including $28m from the federal Support for Reforming Housing Utilities Fund.