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Energy Performance Incentive (STEP) and Energy-saving Fund (FEH) rented sector

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Landlords in the social rented sector may apply for a subsidy for the implementation of energy-saving measures for their dwellings (STEP, Stimuleringsregeling energieprestatie huursector). This subsidy is available both to housing corporations and other landlords.

Energy-saving Fund rented housing sector (FEH)

Landlords who are planning an energy efficient renovation for at least 5 of their dwellings, may be eligible for an Energy-saving Fund loan (FEH, Fonds energiebesparing huursector). This Fund applies to dwellings both under and above the social housing rent limitExternal link.

When do you qualify?

  • For STEP: the home's rental price must be below the social housing rent limit.
  • The subsidy amount depends on the actual energy index of the dwelling at the time of the application.

How to apply?

For STEP you applyExternal link to the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) up to and including 31 December 2018. Applications for a FEH loanExternal link can be submitted up to and including 30 September 2019 to RVO.

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