Government delivers £179m to boost energy efficiency of social housing

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A council tower block in Walworth,  south east London | Credit: iStock
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A council tower block in Walworth, south east London | Credit: iStock

Government announces first recipients of Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund as Ministers hail plans to upgrade 20,000 social homes to help curb energy bills and carbon emissions

The government has unlocked £179m of funding to help curb energy use and carbon emissions from social hosing properties with poor levels of energy efficiency performance. Announcing the first wave of...

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