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Policies & Measures

This section contains information about policies and measures addressing energy poverty.

This measure provides financial assistance to households to cover housing costs. Costs for heating are calculated based on the temperature zone and the floor area of the house.Read more

This measure provides additional financial assistance to low-income households to cover their housing expenses, including energy and heating expenses, which are not sufficiently covered under the basic Housing Allowance measure.Read more

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This measure introduced a reduced VAT (5%) on the renovation and repair of private dwellings. In addition, materials whose value is less than the value of the provision of services are subject to reduced VAT (5%).Read more

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This measure provides financial assistance to improve the energy performance of social housing. The total housing costs (rent, service costs and energy costs) cannot be increased due to the renovation.Read more

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Formerly called Heating subsidy, this income support programme has now been broadened and is called subsidy for expensive life (allocation vie chère). It is granted to low-income households and varies according to the composition of the household.Read more

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This measure provides financial assistance for energy savings in the housing sector. The programme has been running for a longer time (currently at call nr. 37). The measure applies for the whole Czech Republic except Prague, where specific support is run through the New Green Savings programme...Read more

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