Decision Maker: Executive Director: Growth and Regeneration
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
In January 2022, a funding bid was submitted
to WECA for £500k – along with two other housing
providers in the region (Curo and Brighter Places).
The bid is to support a scheme to retrofit 25 Bristol City Council properties using the whole-house retrofit approach to PAS 2035, which provides guaranteed performance and comfort for tenants and a real energy cost saving.
The funding is made up as follows:
o£200,000 confirmed grant from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF)
o£300,000 from the Combined Authority’s Green Recovery Fund,
The application for funding of £500k under the Innovative Housing Retrofit Scheme has been awarded from the Green Recovery Fund Grant.
Due to the value of the funding and need to enter into agreements and in order to deliver the grant funded outcomes, an Officer Executive Decision will be required now that the application is successful.
The purpose of this is to make the Cabinet Member with responsibility for Housing aware of a grant funding opportunity and to seek agreement to be part of an approved funding application.
To accept a grant of £500k from the WECA
Green Recovery Fund to be used on the Easiform pilot being
delivered by Ameresco and managed by Specialist project Team which
will retrofit 25 Bristol City Council properties using the
whole-house retrofit approach to PAS 2035, which provides
guaranteed performance and comfort for tenants and a real energy
Option 1 - There were no other options,
because The Housing Investment Programme detailed all the
investment plans for Bristol City Council.
Option 2 -
Option 3 -
Publication date: 20/03/2023
Date of decision: 17/03/2023