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Policies & Measures

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

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This projects supports low income houses by providing grants and tax credits for renovation measures increasing the efficiency measure of the building and for the replacement of the heating system with a renewable one. The grant covers up to 25 % of the costs and maximum tax credit per year is...Read more

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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

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the European Commission and the Bulgarian Ministry of Energy have set up the REECL facility, in co-operation with Bulgarian commercial banks, to help Bulgarian households upgrade their houses and/or flats. The REECL facility provides loans...Read more

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This measure provided financial assistance to low-income owner-occupants that have bought a house that is of poor quality. The grant was given in the form of a 'rolling fund', whereby the home-owner would need to pay back the additional value of the house if it would be sold again.Read more

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The Hungarian government provides favourable financial conditions on instruments (such as loans or savings accounts) to allow housing renovation, including insulation and the replacement of heating systems.Read more

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