Decision details

Affordable Warmth Grant Application

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Decisions:

The Director of Economic Development and Planning submitted a report requesting Committee’s approval of the details of the Affordable Warmth grant scheme in Ribble Valley.

 

The Lancashire County Council grant offer for Ribble Valley is £46,488 for addressing affordable warmth in the borough in 2023/24.

 

The proposal was noted to have three elements:

 

·                 To offer servicing, repairs, and replacement boilers for eligible households.

 

·                 To purchase oil filled heaters and dehumidifiers in the event of any emergency weather conditions or on a needs basis.  These will be loaned to households.

 

·                 To partner with the Home Improvement Agency to be able to offer home energy assessments to vulnerable households that have been identified as living in a cold home and to provide advice and measures to improve the energy efficiency of the home up to a maximum of £2000 per property.

 

RESOLVED THAT COMMITTEE:

 

1.     Endorse the details of the Affordable Warmth Scheme for Ribble Valley 2023/24 as set out in the report.

 

2.     Delegate authority to the Director of Economic Development and Planning to apply to LCC for the affordable warmth funds to finance grants under the Ribble Valley Affordable Warmth Scheme 2023/24.

 

Publication date: 01/02/2024

Date of decision: 18/01/2024

Decided at meeting: 18/01/2024 - Health and Housing

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