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Policies & Measures

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

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This measure provided low-income households with an energy audit to improve their energy efficiency. Also households were provided with a sum of money to spend on energy efficient appliances.Read more

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This measure aimed to achieve energy savings for low income households by providing them with a package of energy saving material (e.g. efficient light bulbs) in combination with advice on how to save energy.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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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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