Government unlocks £560m for upgrades of UK's least energy efficient homes

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Lancaster West Estate in West London | Credit: Danny Robinson/Wikipedia Creative Commons

Funding boost designed to 'green' homes of low-income families and social housing tenants, but RIBA warns new support is 'simply not enough'

The government has today announced a £562m cash boost for local authorities designed to make tens of thousands of the UK's leakiest homes more energy efficient, including £19.4m to decarbonise the estate...

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