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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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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