Fuel Poverty

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Additional funding provided by the Scottish Government for the Social Housing Fuel Support Fund will help almost 30,000 more social housing tenants with spiralling fuel costs,  the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has said. The fund is part of the Scottish Government

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Partick Housing Association (PHA) has secured funding to provide each of its 1,800 tenant households with £49 of fuel support this winter. The provision is offered as part of PHA’s Food and Fuel Project, where tenants can also access energy advice and receive help with food supplies.

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Perth & Kinross Council (PKC) has invested in the expansion of free home energy advice services to help the thousands of households worried about the rising energy bills and the cost-of-living crisis or wanting to take action to address climate change. To help residents through the Cost of Livin

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Energy regulator Ofgem has indicated it could take legal action against suppliers who have forcibly installed pre-payment meters into the homes of struggling consumers. The watchdog's chief executive Jonathan Brearley said he is "concerned" about the sharp growth in households struggling to pay

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Families across Glasgow are being urged to apply for financial help towards their energy bills and can now apply for the one-off £49 fuel top-up payment online. Parents and carers with children at home and who receive council tax reduction are eligible for the grant.

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The City of Edinburgh Council has teamed up with environmental charity Changeworks to help homeowners transform the energy efficiency of their homes. Making 166 homes in Oxgangs warmer and fit for the future by improving external wall insulation, more than 50 properties have already received major i

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Hebridean Housing Partnership (HHP) has successfully secured funding of £100k from the Scottish Government’s Social Housing Fuel Support Fund to provide its most vulnerable tenants with warm packs to help stay warm as their energy costs continue to rise beyond affordable levels during th

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Around 3.2 million people across Great Britain ran out of credit on their prepayment meter last year because they couldn’t afford to top up, the equivalent to one person every 10 seconds, new research from Citizens Advice has found. The charity also found more than two million people are being

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