Housing Updates

Last updated 25.05.2023:

Good ventilation helps reduce condensation, dampness, mould, and fungal growth and dust mites.

There is advice available about how to keep warm and well. If you are having difficulty heating your home, you may be able to claim financial and practical help. Residents should visit the Simple Energy Advice website for information about the help that is available or call their helpline on 0800 444 202. Ofgem has further advice on what to do if they are struggling to pay their energy bills.

Depending on your circumstances and other criteria, you may also be eligible for support with energy bills;

  • The Warm Home Discount supports low income and vulnerable households. Please see the Warm Home Discount webpages for further information on eligibility and how to apply for the scheme. 
  • The Cold Weather Payments and Winter Fuel Payment also help vulnerable households with their winter energy costs. Please check the Cold Weather Payment and the Winter Fuel Payment webpages for more information.