Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund:
Application Submission Portal

The 2019 Conservative Manifesto committed to a £3.8bn Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund (SHDF) over a 10-year period to improve the energy performance of social rented homes, on the pathway to Net Zero 2050. The SHDF aims to deliver warm, energy-efficient homes, reduce carbon emissions and fuel bills, tackle fuel poverty, and support green jobs. The SHDF supports the aims of the Prime Minister’s Ten Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution. 

Up to £160m will be made available to Registered Providers (RPs) of Social Housing, including Private and Local Authority (LA) providers in England through Wave 1 of the SHDF to support the installation of energy performance measures in social homes by 31st January 2023 taking a worst first, fabric first, lowest regrets approach.  

How do we apply?

Applications for Wave 1 will be accepted from 23 August 2021 to 15 October 2021. Applications should be submitted via this Application Submission Portal by 11.59pm on the 15 October, or to [email protected] if experiencing technical difficulties, using the application form provided. Applications received after 15 October 2021 will not be considered by BEIS.

For all enquiries, applicants are encouraged to consult the SHDF Wave 1 Competition Guidance and FAQ documents on the SHDF page, and any enquiries thereafter should be directed to [email protected].  

For frequently asked questions related to submission of an application, please click here (this will open a new window).

What happens next?

Key dates for SHDF Wave 1 Competition are outlined in the Table below:

Key Milestone  Date  
Competition Launch   23 August 2021 
2-week Clarification Period   3 September 2021 
Deadline for submission of proposals  15 October 2021  
Notification of Competition Results By End December 2021  
Grant Awards January 2022
Project Closure January 2023 

The application process is now closed

How do we use your data

In submitting your application via the Application Submission Portal to the Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund, we will store your details on our secure systems,  and the data provided be used for the purposes of processing your application. The information will be controlled by BEIS and processed by BEIS and its programme delivery partners - Ricardo, Bierce and CSE.

As part of the processing of your application we will contact you by email and telephone. 

You retain the right for your data to be deleted at any time and we will inform you about potential impacts to your application in the event that data needs to be deleted.

For any enquiries relating to the storage of your data, please contact [email protected]

The application submission form is now closed