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With this, the State was committed before the citizens to grant to each family an apartment to tone with the present requirements in a minimum and conditional term by the economic possibilities. It was committed, also, not to reduce the rates of the construction of houses, to guide themselves by a right order in the distribution of apartments, to maintain at a low level the rent, to lift the domiciliary quality constantly and to increase for it the investments in the construction of the same. The state budget of the USSR for 1981 assigned to residensial construction 18.7 billions of roubles and other 7 billions for the maintenance of the houses (the rent that the citizens only paid covered the third part with these expenses). If we added these two numbers, the result will be time and average major that the expenses for the defense. L.I. Brzhnev emphasized in XXVI the Congress of the PCUS, that the house it occupied a most important place in our social program. It is precise-say-to distribute the houses with particular attention, objectivity and probity. Economic aspect.

In the USSR it was constructed annually more than 100 million meters squared of inhabitable surface. On the average, each meter cost to the State approximately one sum to him equivalent to the half monthly wage of a worker or employee. Then, how much money won, for example, an employee? At that time it gained an average of 150 roubles per month, which was equivalent to about $ 170. The highest cost of the construction prevented that the State could erect more. It inspected special importance of reducing the cost of the construction without harming the comfort and the aesthetic one. This was a task economic and, simultaneously, social. The total mass of structures and construction equipments in that one time happened of 2.5 billions of tons, to these corresponded to them more of a quarter of the transport of loads by iron route and more than half, by waterway.