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Home Upgrade Grant

The Home Upgrade Grant is supporting over 25,000 low-income homes across England by installing energy efficiency measures and low carbon heating.



The funding will be rolled out from April 2023 to upgrade homes over the next two years.


Eligible homes who can receive support are:

  • are low income

  • are off the gas grid

  • have an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) between D and G

  • live in one of the local authority areas listed

Devon County Council have been awarded:

  • funding: £13,339,272

  • consortium members: East Devon, Exeter, Mid Devon, North Devon, Teignbridge, Torridge, Torbay

If you meet these criteria, you can contact your local authority for the next steps.


The Home Upgrade Grant is supporting over 25,000 low-income homes across England by installing energy efficiency measures and low carbon heating. Those being aided are typically the worst quality, off-grid homes most in need of upgrading, with an EPC rating of D to G. Improving these homes comes with the added benefit of supporting 7,000 jobs.


Energy cutting and cost saving measures provided through the schemes include exterior wall insulation, cavity wall insulation, loft insulation, new windows and doors and draft proofing measures, as well as heat pumps and solar panel installation.


An additional £1.1 billion in match funding for social housing provided by local authorities, providers of social housing and charities will bring the total investment to £2.5 billion to upgrade social and private homes in England.


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