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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

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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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inBETWEEN simultaneously assists users to identify energy waste, learn how they can conserve energy and motivate them to act. The inBetween solution will help users integrate their building’s connected devices and systems with advanced energy analytics and optimisation services to create a...Read more

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This measure introduced a reduced VAT (5%) on the renovation and repair of private dwellings. In addition, materials whose value is less than the value of the provision of services are subject to reduced VAT (5%).Read more

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This measure provides financial assistance to improve the energy performance of social housing. The total housing costs (rent, service costs and energy costs) cannot be increased due to the renovation.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

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