Apply for Wave 1 of the Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund

Registered providers of social housing (including private and local authority providers) can apply to Wave 1 of the Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund (SHDF) to support the installation of energy performance measures in social homes in England. Up to £160 million is available. The SHDF will upgrade a significant amount of social housing stock to an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating of C. Wave 1 projects will follow a worst first, fabric first, lowest regrets approach to improving the energy performance of social housing by 31 January 2023. The fund will help:

  • deliver warm, energy-efficient homes
  • reduce carbon emissions
  • tackle fuel poverty
  • support green jobs
  • develop the retrofit sector
  • improve the comfort, health and well-being of social housing tenants
Submit wave 1 applications by 15 October 2021

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