The number of illegally rented cheap apartments in Moscow reaches 80%

Federal News Agency |  Alexey Kovalev
Federal News Agency | Alexey Kovalev

Landlords of about 80% of apartments rented in the capital at low prices do not pay taxes. This property is rented illegally informed Head of the Smolenskaya branch of the Azbuka Zhilya real estate agency Roman Babichev RIA News.

In the housing market, the situation is reversed. Apartments whose monthly rent costs from one hundred thousand are officially leased with documentary support and payment of taxes in 80% of cases. At the same time, a jump in the number of landlords who want to rent housing “white” occurred in 2019 after the adoption of the law on the self-employed.

For citizens registered as self-employed, the rental tax is 4% if the tenants are individuals, and 6% if the premises are rented to a legal entity. Previously, the tax was the standard 13% – personal income tax.

Earlier it was reported that the cost of long-term rental housing in Russian cities began to grow. This rise indicates the recovery of this market.


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