Funding Opportunity – 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