The Ministry of construction called the most convenient ways to pay utility bills

Photo: iStock In the state Duma a bill to reduce fees for utility services

In the memo, developed by the Ministry of construction, it is recommended to use remote payment methods. For example, through a personal account Bank, the regional Internet portals, websites of organizations supplying water, heat, gas, electricity or the management organization. To go out for payment ZHKU in cash is not worth it. Moreover, many Bank branches, settlement centres and cash management companies now on the weekends. Use of GIS utilities. The system works on this website. Through it you can pay for utility services without a fee, to verify the correctness of the charges, send meter readings, to direct complaints and appeals.

Give readings over the phone. to Transmit the meter readings, you can call the management company or TSZH and ZHSK.

Photo: iStock Yakushev: When difficulties with the remote payment of utility services can take installments

Defer payment. If you pay online does not work – the payment can be postponed. In the framework of anti-crisis measures introduced a temporary moratorium on the accrual of penalties for non-payment of utilities. It will be effective until the beginning of 2021.

the penalties will not be applied in case of untimely or incomplete payment of utilities, garbage collection, fees for housing, contributions for the overhaul. But the deferred payment option for extreme cases, primarily to support older people who are not used to pay remotely.

Save on repairs. In some regions temporarily cancelled assessments for the repair. This decision is made by the local authorities. For major repairs within two to three months will not pay Moscow, Moscow, Penza region and other regions.

Photo: GettyImages in the Summer, residents will no longer pay for replacement of electricity meters

the Water is not shut off. As he said at the meeting of the Presidium of the coordination Council on combating the spread of coronavirus infection by the Chairman of the government of the Russian Federation Mikhail Mishustin, utilities for the debts will not turn off.

Put verification. According to the Ministry of construction, temporarily suspended the verification of meters. After the resumption of normal operation of enterprises, the need to calibrate metering devices will be restored.

Subsidies will be extended. because of the epidemic will be “automatically” extended already accrued subsidies for housing and communal services. To address in bodies of social protection with the application for renewal and proof of income is required. This order will be valid until 1 October 2020.