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Policies & Measures

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

Organisation type
Target socioeconomic group
Target housing situation

This measure limits the electricity bills for low-income households to a maximum of 4% of their income, or alternatively the total energy bills (including electricity, heat, oil, coal, wood, gas) to a maximum of 8% of their income.Read more

Organisation type
Target socioeconomic group
Target housing situation

This measure provided financial assistance to low-income owner-occupants that have bought a house that is of poor quality. The grant was given in the form of a 'rolling fund', whereby the home-owner would need to pay back the additional value of the house if it would be sold again.Read more

Organisation type
Target housing situation

This measure aims to assist households by providing short-term financial support for energy bills as well as energy advice through a voluntary advisor. Also some small materials to improve energy efficiency are provided.Read more

This measure aims to assist households by providing energy advice through a voluntary advisor. Also some small materials to improve energy efficiency are provided (timer for in the shower). The measure is also called the Campaign join and save smart energy (Doe mee en bespaar slim energie).Read more

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