Wave 1 of the Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund launches
Registered providers of social housing may now apply for wave 1 of the Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund
The SHDF has up to £160m available in funding and aims to support the installation of energy performance measures in social homes across England as well as upgrade a significant amount of social housing stock to an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating of C.
The fund will help in the delivery of:
Warm and energy efficient homes
The Reduction of carbon emissions
The support of green jobs
Development of the retrofit sector
A Reduction of fuel poverty
Improvement in the comfort, health and wellbeing of social housing tenants
The funding is only available to Local authority’s and private registered providers of social housing who must apply as part of a consortium with a lead local authority in England.