Half a million Ukrainians received an inflated subsidy

Полтора миллиона украинцев получали завышенную субсидию

The Ministry of social policy has calculated how many overpaid citizens

There have been cases when citizens received a grant and rented housing in employment already offers a subsidy.

The Ministry of social policy have estimated that last year about half a million citizens received an inflated subsidy for services of housing and communal farms. On Tuesday, October 9, during a panel discussion said the Director of the Directorate of family and social support of the population of the Ministry of social policy Vitaly muzichenko, the correspondent of RBC-Ukraine.

All, according to him, during the heating period in the last year the number of recipients of grants amounted to about 6.9 million households.

“This is the maximum number that we recorded,” – said muzichenko.

He also recalled that in may this year was established the Unified state register of recipients of subsidies, which revealed the inflated number of grantees.

“It was found that such a situation has arisen when individuals receive subsidies in some settlements and rented housing in employment already offers a subsidy… in fact, one million households – those households that are comprised of citizens who are completely able-bodied age and have or less than the subsistence level income or income-existent. It’s about half a million citizens,” – said muzichenko.

We will remind, earlier the Ministry reported that for the first half of 2018 Ukrainians counted five billion “excess” subsidies.

Earlier it became known that remittances from abroad which exceeds 50 thousand UAH will be taken into account when calculating the subsidy. In Minsotspolitiki noted that the transfer will be treated by the bodies of social protection of the population as income.

In addition, without subsidies can stay family who are abroad for more than two months, but do not pay a single social contribution.


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