Renovation of dilapidated housing and resettlement of residents is the first experience of a private developer

Реновация ветхого жилья в Киеве и расселение жителей – первый опыт частного застройщика

21 March 2019 at the information Agency “Interfax Ukraine” held a press-conference on the theme: “Renovation of dilapidated housing and resettlement of residents is the first experience of a private developer”.

According to the Ministry of regional development of Ukraine, more than 50% of the housing stock requires renovation and repair. 7.5% of homes at all considered an emergency and pose a real threat to the health and life of citizens. In Kiev the issues of the renovation of the old stock trying to solve since 2007. Minregionstroy preparing a bill “On the complex reconstruction of neighborhoods (neighborhoods) of obsolete housing stock”, but it is more than 600 thousand people live in very poor conditions in communal apartments, the former hostels and “Khrushchev”.

The greatest number of such houses in Kiev are located in areas of Nivki, Syrecky gardens, Shevchenko and Darnitskiy areas. In particular, on the street, Makarov, located in the Shevchenko district of the capital, people live in homes that are 50 years or more. People promise of settlement with them communal for over 10 years, but the city is not in a hurry, because money for reconstruction and renovation no.

Construction company “Intergal-Bud” has decided to help the local people.

“We talked to the activists of the houses on the street, Makarov, saw the conditions in which they live, and decided that not only will build several new residential complex, but will help residents in solving their housing problems,” – said the commercial Director of the company “Intergal-Bud” Anna Laevskaya.

In this case the developer will not demolish the house, and put the people on the street, but first give them a ready home in their new complexes, and only then begin building in the neighborhood.

Now on the street, Makarov, which was once called “Kiev Switzerland”, in addition to outdated houses is a garbage dump and spontaneous development. There are broken roads, fallen trees and many homeless. The project contractor shall install approximately 900 metres to the strengthening of structures that need to maintain relief.

“The company has collected all the necessary documents required for the preparatory works. This resolution, project documentation, etc.” –said the head of the project management company “Intergal-Bud” Roman Leshenko.

According to him, resettlement of people will be in residential complexes “Kiev Switzerland”, “Nyvky Park” and others.

In turn, the residents of the house on the street, Makarov, present at the press conference, said: “We have carefully studied all the documents of the Builder, went to look for apartments that are offered by the Builder, and we understand that this is the only opportunity for us and our children to escape from these terrible conditions, and live like normal people in private apartments with all the facilities.”

Vitaly grusevich, Executive Director of the Confederation of builders of Ukraine, said that the company “Intergal-Bud” in the real estate market for 16 years and has always fulfilled its obligations to investors. Therefore, this endeavor of the company as renovation of old housing stock, rehabilitation and reconstruction of the neighborhood in the center of the capital will be a good example for many other developers not only in Kyiv but also throughout Ukraine.