Issue - decisions

Help to heat scheme

10/03/2023 - Help to heat scheme

The Director of Resources gave authority to:

a) Enter into a grant agreement with the Department for Energy Security and Net Zero

b) Receive up to £15.5m of grant funding and inject the full value of the grant funding into the capital programme and provide authority to spend


c) Provide authority to extend existing Housing Leeds contracts where appropriate to allow leaseholder or right to buy properties to be retrofitted using Help to Heat funding


d) Provide authority to procure to secure a contractor via the new WYCA Energy Efficiency and Carbon Reduction Framework once available


e)Note that the grant provides funding for staff resources and, subject to consultation with the Unions, agree to add up to 4 fixed term posts to the structure to support delivery of the Help to Heat project and provide authority to recruit these posts.