In the first seven months of 2017, the number of Estonian owners abandoned their apartments in favor of the state, six times higher than the total last year, according to Aripaev.ee.
In the past six years owned apartments every year refused to 15 people, with seven months of this year, the state was given 90 apartments.
In most cases we are talking about apartments in the settlements located far from the Central cities of the country. Apartments are vacant and not habitable.
In the Estonian province due to the lack of demand for residential property impossible to sell, and it often becomes a burden that homeowners decide to get rid of, says Sputnik Estonia.
This situation led to the fact that in July the government instructed the ministries to develop an action plan in the sphere of housing to solve the problem of empty residential premises.