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Over 20,000 applications submitted in Kyiv region for eRestoration program over year

27 May , 2024  

Nearly 21,000 applications have been filed in Kyiv region over the year of the e-Restoration program’s operation, and almost 65% of the victims have already received assistance, the press service of the Kyiv Regional Military Administration reports.

“In total, almost 21 thousand applications have already been submitted in Kyiv region over the year of the program’s operation. As of now, almost 11.3 thousand positive decisions have been made within the first stage – providing monetary compensation for current and major repairs – totaling more than UAH 1 billion 415 million. Work is also underway to process applications for housing purchase certificates. We have already approved 1,769 applications worth almost UAH 5.7 billion. The third stage is the provision of monetary compensation for the construction of new housing to replace the destroyed one. As part of this stage, 460 applications have already been approved for a total amount of over UAH 1 billion 379 million,” said Mykola Boyko, First Deputy Head of the Kyiv Regional State Administration, at a briefing.

As reported, the eRestoration program was launched in Ukraine on May 10, 2023, under which owners of damaged housing began receiving compensation of up to UAH 200,000 for repairs. These funds can be used to purchase construction materials, pay for construction work and services of contractors who have the appropriate codes for their work and whose vendors have applied for participation in the program through the Diia portal. In December, payments for major repairs of damaged residential property were launched – up to a maximum of UAH 350 thousand for an apartment and UAH 500 thousand for a private house. Starting January 1, 2024, Ukrainians who have repaired their homes at their own expense will be eligible to receive compensation for damaged housing.

On August 1, 2023, Diia started accepting applications for compensation for housing destroyed by the war. Compensation will be paid to individual owners of housing that was destroyed due to hostilities after February 24, 2022, cannot be restored and is located in the unoccupied territory and not in the area of active hostilities. On December 27, 2023, Diia started issuing housing certificates.