The Existing Homes Alliance welcomes the overall increase in infrastructure investment set out in the Scottish Government’s draft Infrastructure Investment Plan, which was published yesterday. However, it remains unclear how much of this will go towards making our homes warm and affordable to heat.
Lori McElroy, Chair of the Existing Homes Alliance said, “Investing in energy efficiency now is essential if we are to make fuel poverty a thing of the past. Increasing unemployment and more people working from home could push an extra 136,000 households into fuel poverty, so we need to invest now.”
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