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

Complete the Help with Heating enquiry form or contact the Housing Standards and Adaptations team.  

Contact us

privatehousing@cheshireeast.gov.uk

0300 123 5017 (select option 4)

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