Home Upgrade Grant Two
The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority will work with the Local Authorities to Install retrofit measures in off-gas grid properties to reduce energy bills, reduce carbon emissions and make homes warm.
The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority has secured £10.35m as part of the Department of Energy, Security and Net Zero’s (DESNZ) Home Upgrade Grant 2 (HUG2) which aims to tackle fuel poverty in non-gas central heating properties (see funding conditions below) and boost energy efficiency in housing stock across the Liverpool City Region.
The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority will work with the Local Authorities to make changes to your property (known as retrofit measures) to support to reduce your energy bills, reduce carbon emissions, and make your home warmer.
The £10.35m will be split across Halton, Knowsley, Liverpool, Sefton, St Helens, and Wirral Local Authorities to support households that meet the conditions of the funding, including owner-occupiers and the private rented sector for works to be carried out on around 500 properties by March 2025.
The Local Authorities and Liverpool City Region Combined Authority will work together to carefully identify and select households to ensure that measures are installed where they are most needed and to make the greatest impact.
This second wave of Home Upgrade Grant funding will ensure that housing stock in the Liverpool City Region achieves Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) band C by 2035 and contributes to the LCR’s net zero carbon target of 2040.
Ecogee are an energy and construction specialist company who will deliver the HUG2 funding contract on behalf of the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority and Local Authorities.
Households wanting to apply for HUG2 must meet funding conditions:
To find out if your property is a fit for the funding, please fill out the contact referral form below to be assessed against the funding conditions for HUG2.
The funding programme commenced in October 2023 and will end in March 2025.
We welcome you to apply for HUG2 funding, and if you are unsure that your home qualifies, we encourage you to put forward a referral. If we identify that you are not suitable for HUG2 funding, we may be able to signpost you to other funding sources that are available or give advice and guidance.
If we identify that you are suitable for funding, we will contact the appointed contractor, Ecogee who will arrange an appointment to assess your property and help identify if and what changes could be made to your home.
To check if your property currently has an EPC certificate, please visit the Governments website.
New creative space in Huyton is final piece in £6m campaign that’s seen town centres revived across the Liverpool City Region