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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

The EU is committed to tackling energy poverty by its roots and protecting vulnerable consumers, and made it a policy priority in the Clean energy for all Europeans package, adopted in 2019.

Significantly, a common definition on energy poverty was agreed for the first time in these new...Read more

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

Organisation type
Target socioeconomic group
Target housing situation

This measure provides landlords with financial support to improve the energy efficiency of rental housing. Part of the support is allocated to a rent reduction for the tenants.Read more

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