We are now moving into the next phase of funding called Sustainable Warmth which includes funding through LAD’s 3 or HUG’s – The Home Upgrade Grant Scheme – Further details of the schemes will be available soon, the details below pertain to the previous scheme – WATCH THIS SPACE

Birmingham City Council has obtained funding through the national Local Authority Development Scheme (LADS) to improve the energy efficiency of low-income households and low EPC rated homes, including those living in the lowest quality off-gas grid homes across their district.   

A range of measures have been made available through this scheme, which can reduce and prevent heat and energy loss in the home and reduce fuel bills. 

Measures available:

  • Insulated windows and doors (please note only single glazed windows can be replaced).
  • More energy efficient lighting.
  • Photovoltaic (PV) solar panels.
  • Cavity wall insulation
  • Draught proofing
  • Loft insulation


Homeowners and tenants will qualify for funding if the following criteria are met:

    • Your home/property has an energy performance certificate (EPC) rating of D, E, F or G.
    • Occupants/tenants who have an annual household income (before tax) of less than £30,000.


    • If you live in the following postcodes: B11 1, B11 2, B11 3, B11 4,  B13 9, B27 6,


    • You are a homeowner/private tenant in receipt of means tested benefits,

Please note that if you are a landlord you will be expected to make a contribution to the cost of any works undertaken.


Tenures eligible for funding:

  • Council stock.
  • Owner occupiers.
  • Private rented sector.

Please be aware that this scheme is currently coming to an end – we do however continue to encourage people to apply as there may be more funding available later this year.

To register your interest fill out our expression of interest form HERE.

Please note that all applications are subject to a technical survey and an application acceptance does not guarantee that work will go ahead.