Affordable warmth grant

Costs covered by the affordable warmth grant

75% of the cost of the work, up to £2,000.

What you can get help with

  • heating and hot water repairs
  • boiler replacements
  • installing a heating system or appliance, such as an extra radiator, gas fire, or central heating system

Who can get the affordable warmth grant

You must be a homeowner and lived in your home for at least one year.

If you receive any of these benefits, you will qualify:

  • income support
  • income based job seeker's allowance
  • pension credit guarantee
  • income related employment and support allowance
  • universal credit
  • child tax credit or working tax credit with an assessable income of no more than £15,050
  • war disablement pension
  • armed forces compensation scheme guaranteed income payment
  • armed forces independence payment.

If you are receiving treatment for any of the following health conditions and are on a low income (£16,000 or less for a single person household, or £20,000 or less if there is more than one person) and have savings of less than £8,000, you will qualify:

  • chronic respiratory disease (such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease ( COPD ), emphysema, chronic bronchitis, severe asthma)
  • chronic cardiovascular disease (such as heart disease or a stroke)
  • cancer
  • terminal illness
  • mental ill health

How to apply for the affordable warmth grant

Contact the Housing Standards and Adaptations team. They can also advise you about any other grants that are available.

Contact us



0300 123 5017 (select option 4)


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