04/03/2022

Additional £16m Announced For Housing Executive

An additional £16 million has been announced for the Housing Executive to implement their Tower Block Action Plan and Thermal Insulation programmes.

Making the announcement, Communities Minister Deirdre Hargey, said: "This additional money will allow the Housing Executive to invest in their stock to ensure that tenants have warmer homes, resulting in more comfortable, healthier living conditions and lower heating bills which is welcome given the current increases in heating costs. This will also support the Housing Executive’s Net Zero Carbon target.

"It will also be utilised to fund costs of implementing the Tower Block Action Plan to replace inefficient, poorly insulated blocks with new modern, energy efficient homes that better meet the needs of tenants, applicants and the communities in which they are located."

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