Fuel Poverty

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Aberdeen City Council is continuing its long-term partnership with Scarf which allows city residents to access free and impartial energy advice services. The partnership agreement is particularly relevant as gas and electricity prices are increasing which will have a significant impact over the comi

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The Ofgem Energy Industry Voluntary Redress Scheme opened for its thirteenth round of funding yesterday, making £11.5 million available to charities across England, Scotland and Wales to support initiatives that work towards a just transition and reduce the impact of the climate emergency

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Age Scotland has teamed up with the Rangers Charity Foundation this season to tackle the high levels of pensioner poverty in Scotland. The Foundation today announced Age Scotland as its National Charity Partner for this season, with the aim of helping more older people access the financial support t

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The Energy Hardship Fund, set up by HACT, is aiming to raise £1 million to help residents who are struggling with the cost of their energy bills this winter, providing them with energy and cash vouchers. HACT’s call to action has already seen an amazing response from across the sector wi

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The Scottish Government has released the application form and guidance notes for the Social Housing Net Zero Heat Fund 2021 call for applications. A total of £100 million is being made available over the next five years to support social landlords across Scotland to install zero emissions

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Melville Housing Association’s welfare benefits team has helped tenants in fuel poverty access more than £20,000 worth of direct financial support over the past three months. Since the spring, Melville advisers have been working hard to help more than 130 households from communities acro

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Wellhouse Housing Association (WHA) is providing much-needed support to tenants who are struggling to meet increased fuel bills as a result of COVID. Research has found that the increased time spent at home during lockdown has seen most people facing higher gas and electricity bills, and the co

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Since the beginning of April, Kingdom Housing Association’s Tenancy Sustainment Team has delivered over £50,000 worth of direct financial support to tenants with fuel debts. Funds were accessed through the Social Housing Fuel Support Fund provided by the Scottish Government and delivered

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