What is the Home Upgrade Grant and how can it help you improve your home?

A builder installing double glazing into a window
Homeowners can access the Home Upgrade Grant through eligible local councils as long as they meet certain criteria (Image credit: Getty Images)

The Home Upgrade Grant can help homeowners make energy-efficient upgrades to their home with the help of government funding.

The scheme provides local councils with funding to help existing off-the-grid housing stocks, that cannot afford the improvements themselves, reduce their carbon footprints.

Joseph Mullane
News Editor

News Editor Joseph has previously written for Today’s Media and Chambers & Partners, focusing on news for conveyancers and industry professionals.  Joseph has just started his own self build project, building his own home on his family’s farm with planning permission for a timber frame, three-bedroom house in a one-acre field. The foundation work has already begun and he hopes to have the home built in the next year. Prior to this he renovated his family's home as well as doing several DIY projects, including installing a shower, building sheds, and livestock fences and shelters for the farm’s animals. Outside of homebuilding, Joseph loves rugby and has written for Rugby World, the world’s largest rugby magazine.