National budget for 2018 announces over UAH 1.7 bln for housing for military servicemen
Financing of construction and acquisition of housing for military servicemen and law enforcers from the national budget of 2018 would be over UAH 1.72 billion, including UAH 857.6 million will be provided for housing for the servicemen of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (UAH 31.4 million from the special fund), while in 2017, UAH 751.02 million was provided for this purpose (UAH 151.02 million from the special fund).
According to the law on the national budget of Ukraine for 2018 published in the Holos Ukrainy newspaper, the state would allocate UAH 200 million each to servicemen of the State Border Guard Service and the National Guard (the same as in 2017).
The ordinary and commanding staff of the State Emergencies Service will receive UAH 90 million for the purchase of housing, the servicemen of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of Defense - UAH 100 million (the state budget 2017 - UAH 20.7 million), servicemen of the Foreign Intelligence Service - UAH 70 million (UAH 10 million), the Security Service of Ukraine - UAH 120 million (UAH 120 million).
The national budget for 2018 also announced the funds for housing for servicemen of the State Guard of Ukraine - UAH 40 million (UAH 40 million), State Space Agency - UAH 31.4 million, the State Penal Service - UAH 10 million and the State Service for Special Communications and Information Protection - UAH 1 million (UAH 1 million).