Issue details

Warm Homes Funding acceptance

This report seeks approval for Herefordshire Council to accept the Warm Homes Fund grant offer of £1.069m, to act as the accountable body for the project and to implement the project in accordance with the attached project applications.


Warm Homes funding will enable Herefordshire to support approximately 150 fuel poor households in the county, with the same number potentially supported in Shropshire.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure and strategic nature / impact on communities;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 21/11/2018

Reason for urgency:
In order to meet the deadline set to accept the grant offer by 14 December 2018.

Decision due: 7 December 2018 by Cabinet member infrastructure

Lead member: Cabinet member infrastructure

Lead director: Director of Economy and Place

Department: Economy and Place

Contact: Matthew Locking, Energy strategy officer Email:


Finance, Legal, Governance, Risk and Equality & Diversity colleagues as well as Affordable Warmth and bid stakeholders (Adult Social Care Commissioning Officer, Environmental Health Officer/Management, Delegated Grants Manager). Report will be circulated and changes incorporated where required or comments clarified via email.



Background papers