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Source: Russia – Prosecutor Generals Office

In 2019, prosecutors uncovered over 319 thousand violations of the law in the housing sector. To eliminate them, more than 104 thousand submissions were made. The court filed 24 thousand lawsuits in the amount of more than 677 million rubles. At the request of prosecutors, about 90 thousand perpetrators were brought to administrative and disciplinary liability. According to the materials of prosecutorial inspections, 1 thousand criminal cases have been instituted. More than 18 thousand people have been warned about the inadmissibility of violations of the law. It has been established that regional authorities, local self-government and management companies often do not fulfill obligations in this area, including the overhaul of apartment buildings (Republic of Mordovia, Chuvash Republic, Vologda, Kirovskaya , Penza, Saratov regions and other entities). For example, only thanks to the intervention of the prosecutor’s office of the Leningrad region in Sosnovy Bor, 150 elevators that were decommissioned were replaced and repaired dates due to default by the contractor. A criminal case of fraud has been opened against the contractor based on the materials of the prosecutor’s inspection. Criminal cases have been instituted on the initiative of the prosecutor’s office in Kamchatka, Perm Territory, Orenburg Oblast, St. Petersburg, and the Jewish Autonomous Region on the basis of prosecutor’s materials. .In the Rostov region, based on materials from prosecutorial inspections, 17 criminal cases have been instituted for falsifying the signatures of residents of apartment buildings in the minutes of general meetings. In the Republic x Bashkortostan, Tatarstan and the Vladimir region prosecutors discovered violations of the law when setting tariffs for the production, transfer and sale of energy resources, approving the standards for their consumption. For example, in the Republic of Dagestan, on the initiative of the prosecutor’s office, a criminal case was opened in connection with the unlawful accrual of a gas supply organization for more than 3 billion rubles residents of the republic for supplied natural gas at inflated standards. According to the proposal of the prosecutor’s office of the Omsk region from the tariff of the largest regional supply In 2020, unjustified expenses worth more than 18 million rubles were excluded. Prosecutors everywhere reacted to violations of citizens’ rights committed by authorities and authorized organizations during resettlement from emergency housing (Bryansk, Novosibirsk, Rostov Regions and other entities). So, in Astrakhan After the intervention of the prosecutor’s office, more than 100 apartment buildings were included in the regional relocation program for 2019-2025. This and other news can be found on the information and communication th service of the Russian Federation Prosecutor General’s Office “ether” to the address:


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