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Our homes have a powerful influence on our health and wellbeing. This has become even more apparent during 2020, when many of us spent much more time in our own homes than we normally would expect to and many of our residents were still dealing with the aftermath of the devastating floods in November 2019.
The ECO4 scheme will focus on supporting low income and vulnerable households. The scheme will improve the least energy efficient homes helping to meet the Government’s fuel poverty and net zero commitments. The flexible approach for Local Authorities (LAs) to identifying fuel poor and vulnerable households who may benefit from heating and energy saving measures is referred to as “ECO4 Flex”.
BCF is a joint fund between health, social care, public health and housing that aims to assist people to live independently in their communities for as long as possible and to deliver the right care, in the right place, at the right time.
The council is responsible for a number of public health functions:
This Privacy Notice sets out what you need to know about how the City of Doncaster Council (the Council) will use information for the Residential Stock Condition Survey. The Council is committed to meeting its data protection obligations and handling all information securely.
Housing adaptations help you to stay mobile in and around your home.
Discretionary housing payments (DHP) provide extra help if you are already getting Housing Benefit or Universal Credit (including housing costs for rent) but you still need further help with your rental costs.
Since the Government’s Homelessness Reduction Act 2017 came into force in April 2018, Doncaster continues to experience a wide range of reasons for homelessness, reinforcing the need for a wide partnership response to prevention. The Council has a statutory responsibility to provide housing to those who meet a range of criteria.
Local Housing Allowance (LHA) applies to most tenants who rent their home from a private landlord.
Details of our Housing Strategies