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The program of preferential rural mortgage will receive two billion rubles

The program of preferential mortgage in rural Russia in 2020 will receive 2 billion rubles, therefore, its funding this year will triple, said the Vice-Premier of Victoria Abramchenko.

"The practice of the first months of preferential agricultural mortgage demonstrated that the program - the demand from citizens is several times higher than the annual plan of granting such concessional loans. Therefore, the amount of financing of the project will be increased three times - "Rural mortgage" will allocate 2 billion rubles," - said Abramchenko, quoted by the press service of Deputy Prime Minister.

The press service pointed out that the RF Ministry of agriculture is implementing a program of integrated rural development which includes activities to create a comfortable environment in rural areas, the involvement of citizens in these areas and raise their standard of living. In the framework of the project on issuance of preferential mortgage with a maximum rate of 3% per annum.

With 1 billion rubles have been allocated funds project to produce about 28 billion rubles for the improvement of living conditions is more than 10 thousands of families, and housing area reaches 1 million square meters.

As Vice Premier noted, the allocation of 2 billion roubles will allow to attract more credit resources and to provide comfortable housing to more than 45 thousand families. Lending can be up to 120 billion rubles, while the housing area will reach 4 million square meters. Abramchenko said that the implementation of a "living" measure of citizens ' support is especially important in a pandemic.

"In addition, the programme should be considered as an effective measure to support the development of housing construction, which is expected to follow the revival of economic activity in rural areas, increase employment, and use of unclaimed lands for the needs of construction and agricultural production", - said the Deputy Chairman of the government.