Decision details

Capital Programme increase by £580k for Affordable Warmth Grant

Decision Maker: Director of Economy & Growth

Decision status: Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


To expand the existing Affordable Warmth Grant scheme to offer grants for energy efficiency upgrades and low carbon heating where required for poorly performing homes occupied by low income households, both renters and owner occupiers. Eligible upgrades for owner occupier’s homes will be fully funded and landlords will receive up to two thirds of the cost.


To fully approve capital amounting to £580k for the Affordable Warmth Grant Scheme which will be funded by Green Homes Grant (£500k) and Affordable Warmth Grant (£80k).

Alternative options considered:

Not to apply for the grant.
However, the Green Homes Grant will expand our affordable warmth grant scheme for low income households living in low energy efficient homes (EPC E, F and G)

Publication date: 20/01/2021

Date of decision: 20/01/2021