To Russian Federation about 16 million sq.m. housing stocks are emergency. From them about 10 million are the share of apartment houses. However quite often so happens that building, obviously unsuitable for accommodation, officially does not concern to that. Therefore, it is not necessary to dream of resettlement from it in normal conditions. What efforts need to be undertaken to recognize housing subject to demolition or reconstruction, and on what it is possible to count in that case? .