Эволюция реформирования жилищно-коммунального хозяйства в 1991-2017 годах
One of the most important spheres citizens' life, public utilities system, has been subjected to significant changes in recent years that led to the implementation of the new State information system for housing and communal services, an initiative of creation of which was proposed in order to increase transparency of management companies in the housing sector, enhance the quality of services and improve citizens' awareness on the issue. GIS system is now widely discussed in the media, as it relates closely to all citizens who wonder what prompted the authorities to the idea of creating this expensive and resource-intensive resource and whether it was necessary. Therefore, the systematization of information on the evolution of housing and communal services reforms is relevant in the current circumstances. The aim of the research is to draw up a historical reference to the reform of housing and communal services in Russia and the effects of the new GIS utilities system implementation. The analysis showed that the reform of housing and communal services in Russia can be considered relatively successful. The authors note that the development and further filling in the information into the GIS utilities could potentially form a complete picture of the situation of housing and communal services in the regions of Russian Federation. As for further steps, this could help government and companies working in the sphere to offer solutions to address existing problems and improve the system creating benefits for each party.