8 Jul '10
A total of $2.85m is to be spent on apartment blocks repairs in Irkutsk region in 2010, regional officials report.
Of the total funding, $2.5m is reportedly to be allocated from the federal Support for Reforming Housing Utilities Fund, $200,000 is to be put up by regional authorities, and $150,000 is to be raised from household owners.
Under plans, the funds are to be spent on repairs of 72 apartment blocks. As a result, 7,000 residents are to benefit from the program.