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Policies & Measures

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

Organisation type
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

Organisation type
Target socioeconomic group
Target housing situation

Basic income support is provided to households to cover their necessary daily expenses. In addition to the basic part that covers things such as food and clothing, basic income support can also cover for housing costs including heating and electricity costs.Read more

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