The Parliament of Ukraine adopted in the General government law, which prohibits to set Tariffs for housing and communal services below economically justified. This decision was supported by 261 MP when the required minimum of 226 votes.
The document is part of the package that Ukraine must take to receive a second tranche of international monetary Fund. Kiev hopes to receive next IMF tranche in the amount of 1, 7 billion dollars in the last month of summer in the case of the adoption by Parliament of the necessary legislation.
"The setting of prices and tariffs for housing and communal services below the amount of economically justified costs for their production are not allowed ", - said in the text of the law.
According to the document, the discussion on the formation and establishment of tariffs for housing and communal services are resolved in court. The legislative act is determined by the government until July 1, 2017 bound to have an impact on compensation in full for the difference in tariffs for thermal energy, heating and hot water supply, which arose in connection with discrepancy of the actual cost.
Tariffs for electricity, gas, heat and hot water increased for residents of Ukraine from April 1, Usually the cost of gas for residents increased by 285%. Also due to the increase in the cost of electrical energy from may 1 increased water Rates for residents from 4% to 100%. In that regard, the government of Ukraine has developed a mechanism for the payment of subsidies for payment of housing and communal services. It is planned that before the end of the year donations will be able to get about 4 million low-income families.