Payment for Housing and Public Utilities Services in 2014–2017

Aleksandra Burdyak – Senior Research fellow of the Living and Social Protection Research Department, Institute of Social Analysis and Forecasting, Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration. E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The number of housing allowance recipients in 2017 moved down against 2013. The percentage of individuals benefiting from social protection (benefits) has also contracted. Bills for housing and utility services went up twice against income, average allowance for housing and utility services grew slower than tariffs.

Key words: housing and utility services, housing subsidies, social support of population.