Landlords with properties in the borough could benefit from Government funding secured by North East Lincolnshire Council and its regeneration partner EQUANS.
The scheme offers external wall insulation, loft insulation, cavity wall insulation and an upgrade to storage heaters for only one third of the standard cost.
If the property is in an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) band of D or below and eligible for one of the insulation measures, funding can be awardedif tenants qualify under the following criteria if they have a combined annual household income of £30,000 or less, or they are in receipt of income-related benefits.
“This is an opportunity to improve the energy efficiency of your property while providing extra warmth and comfort to your tenants,” said Councillor Callum Procter, portfolio holder for economic growth, housing and tourism.
North East Lincolnshire Council and EQUANS are working in partnership with YES Energy Solutions to roll out the scheme.
If landlords are interested in taking advantage of this limited funding, they are advised to contact North East Lincolnshire Council’s home energy team on (01472) 326296 option 5.