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Policies & Measures

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

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Target housing situation

This measure funds improvements in the housing conditions of vulnerable households, including targets to increase energy efficiency levels to protect households against energy poverty. Beneficiary households can be reimbursed 100% of the costs of retrofitting measures up to 20,000 EUR.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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Target socioeconomic group
Target housing situation

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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Target socioeconomic group
Target housing situation

This grant aims to help lower income households with making their house more energy efficient. The amount is limited to €1365 per household every five years.Read more

Organisation type
Target housing situation

Aid is granted on a monthly basis to persons or families who meet multiple pre-defined conditions, for instance: - The monthly income of the person or family is lower than a pre-defined standard; - The apartment is single and no larger than: one-room - for 1 person; one-bedroom for two and three...Read more

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