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Our Health, Our Homes
Post on 07th Jan 2021
For nearly four decades, NEA has partnered with local and national government, health bodies, industry and a wide range of local organisations to deliver practical solutions to improve health and wellbeing and address housing as a key social determinant of ill-health
Content Type: Research and Policy
NEA response to Improving the Energy Performance of Privately Rented Homes in England and Wales
Post on 21st Dec 2020
Cold, damp and unsafe homes continue to cause shocking levels of unnecessary hardship and premature mortality. Across the UK, NEA estimates that on average more than 10,000 people die each year due to living in a cold home[i]. In England Wales where the proposals within this consultation will apply, excess winter deaths have risen by nearly 20% last winter.
Life through gas: Connecting Homes for Health
Post on 26th Aug 2020
Cold and damp housing conditions impact on health and wellbeing. As well as causing or exacerbating serious physical health conditions such as strokes, heart attacks and asthma, they can contribute to other issues such as poor mental health, stress.
Nation / Region: UK
Content Type: News
Steps to Affordable Warmth Videos with BSL signing
Post on 10th Jul 2020
Our Steps to Affordable Warmth videos take the viewer through the different stages required to keep them warm, well and safe in their home as well as advising on extra benefits and energy discounts they may be entitled to. With BSL signing.
Content Type: Advice
Keeping Britain Warm and Well: How to help millions of people pay a fair price for their energy
Post on 17th Feb 2020
The Warm Home Discount (WHD) scheme currently provides a payment of £140 (inclusive of VAT) towards energy bills, and also contains provisions to carry out projects to help low-income and vulnerable households to better afford their energy bill. The scheme was introduced by the Government in April 2011 and is an obligation on energy suppliers funded through bills.
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