The bill is being drawn up and has not yet been submitted to the State Duma, the child’s ombudsman emphasized.
“I understand what is at stake,” he said, “I understand that, in general, now this lien on the shares is often an obstacle to improving housing conditions, but I also know that there are unscrupulous families who can simply strip the owned this way.” his children, to whom they are entitled by law and for whom funds from the maternity capital were allocated.
Earlier, Svetlana Razvorotneva, Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Committee on Construction and Housing and Utilities, spoke about plans to change the procedure for using mother capital in an interview with Rossiyskaya Gazeta. Often, families become “hostages” of the situation because, having used the maternity capital, it becomes incredibly difficult for them to sell an apartment, she noted. The guardianship authorities do not always have a clear criterion, which is the deterioration or improvement of living conditions.
For example, they cannot give permission to buy a country house instead of an apartment. There are several options for resolving this situation, Razvorotneva said: cancel the allocation of shares from children when using mother capital, allow sharing of shares with relatives (for example, instead of selling a share in the apartment, allocate a share in the property of the grandmother apartment to the son), the possibility of returning the mother capital to the Pension Fund and then receiving it again.