News on Energy: Green Homes Grant Scheme going live at end of Sept – support for low-income households #energyadvice #fuelpoverty

The new government Green Homes Grant Scheme is due to go live at the end of September. £500M will go directly to low-income households, for home improvements, through a voucher scheme.

  • The eligibility for the low income portion is based on being in receipt of certain benefits
  • The vouchers will be available to owner occupiers, private landlords, social landlords and park home owners
  • Households will need to install at least one of the primary measures below to qualify for funding. These include:
    • Insulation (solid wall, cavity wall, under floor etc)
    • Low carbon heat (heat pumps, solar thermal)
  • For low those who qualify as low income, there will be a maximum of £10k in voucher value, with no household contribution

See https://www.gov.uk/guidance/apply-for-the-green-homes-grant-scheme for more information

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