11:33 AM, 21st June 2011, About 12 years ago 1
The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors believes more should follow Broadland Housing’s lead and look to the EU for funds through the European Regional Development Fund.
The Norwich-based association has won funding of over £500,000 to improve 11 houses in the area into eco-homes using the latest environment-geared housing advances.
The homes will be used as examples for and the blueprint for future developments in the region’s Social Housing improvements.
The ERDF allocated £89million for use in the East of England through the EEDA between 2007-13 to support low carbon growth and energy efficient improvements..
The fund in the UK as a whole has £1.4billion left available for regional development agencies and other public sector bodies.
The RICS want this to highlight the possibilities of funding to other RICS members, especially with the latest Bidding Round in the East open until July 29th.