The Cabinet of Ministers approved a three-phase conducting the monetization of subsidies, starting from 1 January 2019.
About it reports “Interfax-Ukraine”.
According to expert opinion, at the first stage it will affect roughly 100-150 thousand households which will apply for subsidies with the new documents. The second phase will begin from may 1 and will apply to households that the grant is scheduled for the period non-2019. The third stage will start in October 2019, when will the full transition to monetization.
Also, the government established an interdepartmental working group on preparation of proposals for monetization of housing subsidies.
The chair for the group determined by the Vice Prime Minister – Minister of economic development and trade Stepan Kubiv, Deputy – Minister of social policy Andrei Reva. Also included the Ministers and heads of departments of relevant ministries and agencies. It is noted that the working group is a temporary Advisory body of the government.
Its main task – to identify mechanisms and ways of solving problems that impede provision of subsidies in cash at the level of the end user, as well as assistance in coordination of Executive bodies in the issue of monetization of subsidies.
As previously reported, the government does not know what portion of the 2.5 million households that received grants earlier will be willing to resume them.
Recall that July 1 of this year, the Ministry of social policy has launched a Public register of subsidianes. It is expected that the registry will simplify many of the procedures associated with the system of subsidies.