Are there plans to build new multi-apartment residential buildings?


Within the limits of the project “Ask a question to self-management of Daugavpils” in edition of “Our city” the inhabitant of the city of Alexander has addressed.

«Are there plans to build new multi-apartment residential buildings in the city? At the moment, the housing market of Daugavpils is formed by houses, the life of which is nearing completion. Housing prices clearly do not match the quality».

The answer was prepared by the Department of Urban Planning and Construction and the Development Department of the Daugavpils City Council: “In 2022, the Daugavpils city government implemented the renovation of an apartment building on the street. Gaismas, 7, as a result of which the housing stock of the municipality was expanded by 105 apartments. The building has three sections, each with 35 apartments. In accordance with the Binding Rules of the Municipality, the apartments were rented out to specialists and families with many children. Information about the vacant apartments put up for auction is published on website Daugavpils city government.

The average lifespan of a dwelling house and its value are increased by improvements made to dwellings. In order to carry out improvements in multi-apartment residential buildings in Daugavpils, the Binding Rules on the provision of municipality co-financing have been adopted:

1) Binding Regulations of December 14, 2017 No. 47 “Co-financing for the implementation of measures to improve energy efficiency in multi-apartment residential buildings”;

2) Binding Rules of September 23, 2021 No. 50 “On co-financing the self-government of Daugavpils for the improvement of land plots adjacent to multi-apartment residential buildings, the restoration of multi-apartment residential buildings”.

The Daugavpils Development Program for 2022-2027 includes measures aimed at restoring the housing stock of the municipality and building new housing. At the same time, the city’s strategic development plans include investments that contribute to the affordability of multi-apartment residential buildings.

In turn, specific decisions are made taking into account the budget of the municipality, the possibility of attracting external financing. Construction of new residential buildings is not planned in the near future».

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There is a question: vIs it planned to build new apartment buildings?

As part of the “Ask a question to Daugavpils municipality” project, Aleksandra, a resident of the city, contacted the editorial office.

Is it planned to build new apartment buildings in the city? Currently, the Daugavpils housing market is made up of houses that have reached the end of their service life. Housing prices clearly do not match the quality”.

The answer was prepared by the Department of Urban Planning and Construction and the Department of Development of Daugavpils City Council:In 2022, the municipality of Daugavpils implemented the renovation of the multi-apartment residential building on Gaismas Street 7, Daugavpils, as a result of which the municipality’s housing stock was expanded by 105 apartments. The building has three sections, each with 35 apartments. in accordance with the binding regulations of the municipality, the apartments were rented to professionals and large families. Information about auctions of vacant apartments has been published Daugavpils city municipality website. The average lifetime of a residential home and its value are increased by home improvements. In order to carry out improvements in multi-apartment residential buildings, the Daugavpils municipality has adopted binding regulations on the allocation of municipal co-financing:

1) Binding Regulations No. 47 of December 14, 2017 “Co-financing for energy efficiency improvement measures in multi-apartment residential buildings” (hereinafter – Binding Regulations No. 47)

2) Binding Regulations No. 50 of September 23, 2021 “Binding Regulations on Daugavpils State City Municipality co-financing for improvement of plots of land attached to multi-apartment residential buildings, renovation of multi-apartment residential buildings” (hereinafter – Binding Regulations No. 50), in the Daugavpils City Development Program 2022. – For 2027, measures aimed at the renewal of the municipal housing stock and the construction of new housing are included. Therefore, the city’s strategic development plans include making investments that would facilitate the availability of multi-apartment residential buildings in the municipality. On the other hand, specific decisions are made taking into account the municipal budget and the possibilities of attracting external funding. At the moment, the construction of new residential houses is not planned in the near future”.

We remind you that everyone can ask their questions to the city management and municipal employees, specialists of city services and companies – it can be done here.


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