Home Upgrade Grant Phase 2

The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority will work with the Local Authorities to install retrofit measures in off-gas grid properties to reduce energy bills, reduce carbon emissions and make homes warm.

Knowsley Council is working in partnership with the In partnership with the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority, Knowsley Council is pleased to announce the Home Upgrade Grant 2 (HUG2) initiative. This program aims to improve energy efficiency in eligible non-gas central heating homes across the Liverpool City Region.

The Home Upgrade Grant 2 is available to:

  • Owners of occupied homes
  • Private rented properties

Benefits of the program

  • Reduced energy bills for residents
  • Increased comfort and warmth in homes
  • Reduced carbon emissions, contributing to environmental goals

Project details

  • Up to 500 homes across the Liverpool City Region will benefit from energy efficiency upgrades by March 2025.
  • Ecogee, appointed by the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority, will manage the project execution.

Applying for the funding

Households wanting to apply for HUG2 must meet funding conditions.

  • Properties that are identified as off the gas grid (your home does not use gas for ALL main heating purposes)
  • Properties with an EPC band D to G
  • Owner occupiers or private rented tenants (At least one-third
    contribution by Private Landlord)
  • Households’ annual income of £31,000 or below,
    or households living within eligible postcodes: as set by the Government. Check your postcode here. 

Find out more about the scheme here 

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