Issue details

Housing Energy Efficiency Programme update - utilising Grant Funding to deliver Additional Retrofit Works

Purpose of Report: To update Members regarding the outcome of the Sustainable Warmth Fund Application and agree the next steps to ensure that residents affected by fuel poverty are supported. The report will also provide an update on works to reduce carbon emissions within the housing sector in York and the sub-region. It will also provide an update on projects which are currently underway, delivering energy efficiency improvements across all housing tenures, as well as presenting opportunities for utilising additional grant funding to deliver further retrofit works in order to reduce carbon emissions, reduce fuel poverty and increase the warmth, comfort and health of our homes which will contribute to the ambition of York being carbon neutral by 2030.

The Executive will be asked to note the progress of the current Housing Energy Efficiency Programme and the award of Local Authority Delivery funding.
Receive an update about the Sustainable Warmth Competition to support private residents access energy efficiency grants. Note the submission of a grant application to BEIS under the Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund and approve use of the HRA funding to deliver retrofit works to the lease energy efficient council homes. To approve the procurement of new delivery partners to undertake energy efficiency works and to agree the MOU with the UN for York to become an International Centre of Excellence on higher Performance Buildings.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Cabinet Decision - a 'Key Issue' - decision leading to savings or expenditure of £500,000 or above;

Decision status: Decision Made

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 10/11/2021

Decision due: 09/12/21 by Executive

Lead member: Executive Member for Housing & Safer Neighbourhoods

Lead director: Corporate Director of Place

Department: Directorate of Place

Contact: Michael Jones, Head of Housing Delivery and Asset Management Email:

Consultation process

All relevant officers and Members will be consulted along with other officers from other consortia councils.

Making Representations: Not Applicable.

Equality Impact Assessment Completed?: An EIA was completed for the December 2020 report and will be reviewed and updated where necessary.


Agenda items


  • Housing Energy Efficiency Programme update - utilising Grant Funding or deliver Additional Retrofit Works  


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