Russia to start paying new benefits in May
A number of changes come into force in Russia from May 1st. Families with children will be able to apply for new payments, some categories of citizens will have their pensions recalculated, and banks will start applying new mortgage rates. This is reported by Rossiyskaya Gazeta.
From May 1, unsecured families with children from 8 to 17 years old can apply for a new payment. Family income must be below the regional subsistence minimum (PM) per person. The amount of the benefit will be 50, 75 or 100% from PM. The payment will be made only after the valuation of the property.
Also, former members of civil aviation crews will receive a recalculation of monthly supplements to pensions. In addition, some employees of the coal industry will receive additional funds.
By May 9, lump-sum benefits in the amount of 10 thousand rubles will be sent to disabled people and participants in the Great Patriotic War.
Also, the Central Bank increased the maximum size of one operation in the Fast Payment System (FPS) from 600 thousand to 1 million rubles. The minimum limit for transfers to the SBP per day will remain at the level of 150 thousand rubles, and the limit for free transfers through the SBP per month will be 100 thousand rubles.
From May, mortgages for new buildings will be issued at a rate of 9% . Until December 2022, it is planned to issue about 206 thousand loans for almost one and a half trillion rubles.
In addition, from May 1, banks will not be able to write off social payments for debts. This is permissible only if the borrower agrees.
It was previously reported that Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a law that expands the opportunities for obtaining maternity capital for single fathers.