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Eco grant

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Eco grant

If you own a private residential property in Camden and have received planning permission to install an environmentally friendly system for your home, you may be entitled to a grant.

What works are eligible?

Works available under the scheme are:

  • a solar water heating system
  • photovoltaic cells to generate electricity
  • installation of an approved green or brown roof
  • installation of air source heat pumps
  • similar agreed scheme to those above subject to the assessment of its benefits

How much can I get?

You can apply for a grant of up to £2500 per installation and a total of £5000 per property

Who can apply?

You can apply for this grant if you are a:

  • freeholder owner of properties containing private rented tenants or leaseholders
  • leaseholder who owns a share of the freehold of their building

Grant conditions

Before applying for this grant please read the guidance explaining the grant conditions:

  • all leaseholders within the property must have a tenancy granted for a term of more than 21 years
  • applications should be supported by a whole house PAS2035 retrofit plan where possible
  • the property will need to be suitable for any installation
  • to qualify for this grant, householders with un-insulated pitched roofs must have loft insulation installed to ‘part L’ if it is possible to do so
  • our grants may be used with any other assistance, such as a Government scheme or other schemes. Any other funding awarded will be taken into consideration when calculating the grant
  • the grant will not exceed the cost of the works
  • a grant will only be offered where the property does not contain any property ‘one hazards’ under part 1 of the Housing Act 2004 
  • if the property is liable for licensing under part 2 or part 3 of the Housing Act 2004, the property must be licensed

How do I apply?

If you are interested in applying for this grant, please contact us at hrgrant@camden.gov.uk