Review article

Territorial public self-government in housing and communal services: history, principles, organization experience


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Territorial public self-government (TPSG) is one of the forms of direct democracy at the place of residence. Bodies of territorial public self-government are street, house, and district committees. They are created by citizens to solve local problems. This is mainly landscaping and housing and communal services. Russia has gained some experience in the development of territorial public self-government bodies. The article describes the history of the emergence of civil self-government in the USSR, in more detail - the experience of the development of TPSG bodies in the Sverdlovsk, Chelyabinsk, and Perm regions, the current situation in them, as well as in the North-Western Russia and in the Russian Federation as a whole. The legal, administrative, financial and political problems of the territorial public self-government development are analyzed.


Privalov N. G. Saint Petersburg State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering St. Petersburg, Russia

Privalova S. G. Emperor Alexander I St. Petersburg State Transport University St. Petersburg, Russia

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