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Policies & Measures

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

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

Energy suppliers are required to support the delivery of energy efficiency measures amongst low income and vulnerable households.Read more

The Flanders region provides zero-interest loans to certain vulnerable households to fund energy efficiency improvements in the home.Read more

The Flemish government provides grants for social insulation projects for rental apartments. The grants cover roof, wall and window insulation. The grants are facilitated by a project promotor that manages discussions between the tenants and the landlord, and submits the application to the...Read more

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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

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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

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This measure provides financial assistance to local governments to deliver energy efficiency programs targeted at energy-poor areas. This programme is related to the Home Energy Efficiency Programmes (HEEPS) with similar aims.Read more

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