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The Green Homes Grant Scheme was announced in July. It promises homeowners and landlords in England vouchers covering a proportion of the cost of upgrading their homes to make them more energy-efficient. The aim is not only to improve the country?s ageing housing stock and help people keep their energy bills down but also to protect jobs in the trades sector as we start to feel the impact of the pandemic on the economy.
The new scheme will see the government fund up to two-thirds of the cost of home improvements of an estimated 600,000 homes. The new vouchers are worth up to £5,000 for homeowners but households on low incomes will be eligible for vouchers covering the whole cost of improvements, up to a maximum of £10,000.
Green Homes Grants will give homeowners, including owner-occupiers and social/private landlords, vouchers to install one or more of the following:
Author : Mary-Anne Bowring
(Weekly, fortnightly or monthly)