In Soviet times, each family received a home delivered free of charge. After the fall of communism and the breakup of the USSR in 1991, these families have become homeowners. The city is not connected to the gas, which is very rare in Ukraine. This is due to the proximity of the center with the other reactors continued to operate after the explosion of reactor number 4. The last reactor was shut down in 2000. In December 2014, in Ukraine in war, cuts currents are frequent because the supply of coal thermal power plants which suppléées final shutdown of the nuclear plant, is irregular.