PROVISION OF HOUSING FOR MILITARY SERVANTS.
Lawyer for social protection of servicemen
Like any citizen of Ukraine, every serviceman has the right to housing.
Performing its social and legal functions, the state provides free housing for servicemen in need of better living conditions.
What does this mean in practice? How do you know if you are eligible for housing? And how to protect your right to free housing?
WHO HAS THE RIGHT TO HOUSING?
The Servicemen of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (except for conscripts), persons discharged to reserve or retired, as well as family members of servicemen who died, went missing during military service, in need of better living conditions:
or live in one apartment for 2 or more families, regardless of family relationships
or living with persons of different sexes older than 9 years, except for spouses;
or are persons with disabilities as a result of war and members of their families;
or are members of the families of those killed in the war;
or were provided with housing in the temporarily occupied territories;
CONDITIONS FOR OBTAINING HOUSING
service in the military for at least 20 years;
registration of persons in need of improved living conditions;
exercising for the first time their right to free housing, privatization of housing, etc .;
registration in the settlement of the military unit in which the serviceman serves and is on the appropriate register.
ATTENTION! The right to housing can be exercised only once during the entire period of the military service.
WHAT CAN YOU GET AS A HOUSING PROVISION?
Provision of housing is provided by newly built, vacated or purchased housing, as well as re-equipment of non-residential premises of the Ministry of Defense in housing.
Soldiers entitled to housing are provided with:
living space that meets the requirements of housing legislation and is not more than 13.65 m2.
dormitory (for servicemen).
barracks (for servicemen, sergeants and non-commissioned officers who are not married).
military premises rented by a military unit (in the absence of vacant premises).
monetary compensation for renting housing (at the request of the serviceman).
THE ORDER OF ACTIONS OF THE MILITARY SERVICEMAN?
1. Submit documents to the commander of the military unit:
a report requesting the registration of persons in need of improved living conditions
certificates of registration of residence (stay) of the serviceman and members of his family who need better living conditions;
extract from the personal file of the serviceman on the composition of the family;
certificate of whether family members are on the housing register at the place of work;
documents confirming the right to priority and extraordinary housing, other benefits.
2. To receive the decision of the housing commission of military unit on enrollment, approved
commander of a military unit.
3. Wait for the queue for housing is determined (by the time of enrollment)
4. Obtain a warrant for moving into a dwelling from the executive body of the local council (in a closed military town - from the apartment-operational body).
The decision of the authorized bodies to refuse to provide housing to a serviceman who has such a right may be appealed in court.
To do this, you should seek qualified legal assistance from a lawyer. Podolsk Legal Center is ready to quickly and effectively accompany your case from written proceedings to oral representation in court.
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