Russia has built more housing than a year ago

housing construction in the first quarter of this year exceeded last year’s by 4.1%, reports the Ministry of construction.

In General, according to Rosstat, in Russia for three months of this year was introduced to 15.4 million square meters of housing. Constructed of 1.5 thousand apartment houses and individual 58.4 thousand (of which 7.4 thousand – in areas for gardening). Just built 198,9 thousand new apartments.

Growth is celebrated as the construction of apartment buildings and individual housing construction. High-rise was built by 4.2% more than at the beginning of the 2019 – 7.4 million sq. m of Individual houses – 8 million square meters, 3.9% more than last year.

“the Data for the first quarter of the year show growth, but we understand that in connection with restrictive measures aimed at reducing the spread of coronavirus infection, which affected the sphere of construction and stop construction works in the regions with a steadily high indicators for the next reporting period may not have positive dynamics. Our task in the short term – to restore the pre-crisis pace of construction and complete construction to be commissioned in 2020”, – said the Deputy head of the Ministry Nikita Stasyshyn.