OREANDA-NEWS From January to May 2022, 14.9 thousand defrauded shareholders received apartments or money for the purchase of housing in houses recognized as problematic. At the same time, 119.4 thousand shareholders at the moment need to restore their rights, according to press service of the Ministry of Construction and Housing, Gazeta.ru.

As explained in the department, at the moment, the Fund helps defrauded shareholders in two ways: by completing the construction of "problem" homes with the subsequent transfer of apartments to citizens and payment of compensation. In addition, the regions have their own mechanisms to help cheated shareholders.

The Ministry of Construction noted that the gradual application of escrow accounts (money of shareholders lying in the banks, until the developer has not handed them apartments) will be a key tool in solving the problem of defrauded shareholders.

By the end of 2022 is planned to restore the rights of 12 thousand deceived co-investors Fund, more than 19 thousand people will receive assistance from regional authorities. Overall, during the entire period of the Fund's operation, 106.9 thousand defrauded shareholders have already been protected.