Those INCA members who are focussed on the social housing retrofit market in England will be interested to learn that the successful bids for wave 2.1 of the Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund have, on 22nd March 2023, been announced by the Department for Energy Security and Net Zero. INCA are please to be able to publish the full list of bidders and amount offered.

The Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund (SHDF) will upgrade a significant amount of the social housing stock currently below Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) C up to that standard. It will support the installation of energy performance measures in social homes in England, and help:

  • deliver warm, energy efficient homes
  • reduce carbon emissions
  • tackle fuel poverty
  • support green jobs
  • develop the retrofit sector
  • improve the comfort, health and well-being of social housing tenants

The Wave 2.1 competition aimed to allocate up to £800 million of funding to support the installation of energy performance measures in social homes in England.

The SHDF Wave 2.1 competition closed to applications on 18 November 2022 and on 22nd March 2023 it was announced that £778 million has been offered to 107 projects for Wave 2.1 of the Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund. Match funding from Wave 2.1 applicants provides an additional £1.1 billion.

All funding figures are rounded to the nearest £100,000.


Lead social housing landlordGrant funding offered
Ashford Borough Council£5,100,000
Basildon District Council£3,100,000
Birmingham City Council£24,800,000
Blackpool Borough Council£2,600,000
Broadland Housing Association Limited£9,000,000
Cambridge City Council£2,300,000
Central Bedfordshire Council£2,200,000
Cheshire Peaks & Plains Housing Trust Limited£2,500,000
City of York Council£1,000,000
Clarion Housing Association Limited£49,000,000
Colchester Borough Council£1,000,000
Connexus Homes Limited£1,600,000
Cornwall Council£1,800,000
Cottsway Housing Association Limited£1,300,000
Coventry City Council£23,900,000
Crawley Borough Council£6,800,000
Cross Keys Homes Limited£1,700,000
Dacorum Borough Council£300,000
Doncaster Council£3,200,000
Dartford Borough Council£1,700,000
Eden District Council£5,100,000
Epping Forest District Council£1,600,000
Exeter City Council£1,500,000
Fairhive Homes Limited£2,800,000
Flagship Housing Group Limited£4,800,000
Folkestone and Hythe District Council£2,600,000
Golding Homes Limited£1,400,000
Greater Manchester Combined Authority£37,000,000
GreenSquareAccord Limited£12,000,000
Haig Housing Trust£2,600,000
Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council£1,400,000
Homes Plus Limited£3,500,000
Hull City Council£1,800,000
Islington and Shoreditch Housing Association Limited£2,600,000
Lambeth Self Help Housing Association Limited£1,200,000
Leeds City Council£900,000
Lincolnshire Housing Partnership Limited£8,100,000
Liverpool City Region Combined Authority£31,700,000
Local Space£900,000
London & Quadrant Housing Trust£27,400,000
London Borough of Barnet£2,900,000
London Borough of Brent£1,300,000
London Borough of Camden£3,600,000
London Borough of Croydon£1,100,000
London Borough of Hackney£4,500,000
London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham£5,100,000
London Borough of Harrow£2,100,000
London Borough of Hounslow£4,300,000
London Borough of Islington£3,100,000
London Borough of Lewisham£3,000,000
London Borough of Southwark£3,600,000
Longhurst Group Limited£6,300,000
Medway Council£1,000,000
Metropolitan Housing Trust Limited£9,000,000
Milton Keynes Council£22,700,000
Moat Homes Limited£6,400,000
Network Homes Limited£9,800,000
Newcastle City Council£6,900,000
Newham Council£1,800,000
North East Derbyshire District Council£8,200,000
North Tyneside Council£1,200,000
Notting Hill Genesis£8,100,000
Nottingham City Council£47,200,000
NSAH (Alliance Homes) Limited£1,100,000
Octavia Housing£1,500,000
Optivo (now Southern Housing)£8,300,000
Oxford City Council£2,600,000
Paragon Asra Housing Limited£1,200,000
Peabody Trust£25,000,000
Phoenix Community Housing Association (Bellingham and Downham) Limited£1,100,000
Plymouth City Council£7,100,000
Raven Housing Trust Limited£1,700,000
Red Kite Community Housing Limited£1,200,000
Royal Borough of Greenwich£5,300,000
Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea£7,200,000
Rugby Borough Council£1,100,000
Sanctuary Housing Association£40,400,000
Settle Group£14,100,000
Soha Housing Limited£1,700,000
South Cambridgeshire District Council£1,700,000
South Derbyshire District Council£900,000
South Holland District Council£3,600,000
South Kesteven District Council£3,400,000
Southampton City Council£2,000,000
Southend-on-Sea City Council£1,200,000
Southern Housing Group Limited (now Southern Housing)£2,000,000
Sovereign Housing Association Limited£9,400,000
St Albans City and District Council£8,500,000
Stevenage Borough Council£2,600,000
Stonewater Limited£9,100,000
Stroud District Council£6,200,000
Swindon Borough Council£1,500,000
Tees Valley Combined Authority£32,400,000
Thanet District Council£4,300,000
The Guinness Partnership Limited£3,000,000
The Riverside Group Limited£12,700,000
Three Rivers District Council£2,200,000
Together Housing Association Limited£9,500,000
Vivid Housing Limited£4,600,000
Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council£2,800,000
West Lancashire Borough Council£1,800,000
West Midlands Combined Authority£17,800,000
West Northamptonshire Council£1,200,000
West of England Combined Authority£28,400,000
West of England Combined Authority£9,300,000
West Yorkshire Combined Authority£14,700,000
Westminster City Council£4,800,000
Winchester City Council£500,000
Wokingham Borough Council£300,000

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