Free Boiler Grant Eligibility Criteria

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Eligiblity Criteria

In order to qualify for a boiler grant through the governments ECO scheme, there is a certain benefits related criteria which needs to be met. Your property must also be on a mains gas supply, the boiler looking to be replaced must be at least 7 years old and you must be the home owner. Funding is not available to those in council owned properties, or privately rented properties.

Important: If you don’t qualify for a grant, we would recommend you see what pay monthly finance schemes are available to you

The following two qualify without any additional qualifying component:

  • You automatically qualify if you are a homeowner with a 7+ year old boiler and any of the benefits below apply
  • Note: It is a requirement that you also have your flooring insulated too as part of the boiler installation so your flooring must be accessible. You cannot have concrete flooring for example.
  • Pension Credit
  • Child Tax Credits (Household income below £16,010 per year)
  • If you receive any of the main benefits below you will also need an additional requirement also listed to qualify.

Main benefit

  • Income Related Employment & Support Allowance
  • Income Based Job Seekers Allowance
  • Income Support

Additional benefit required 

  • Disability Living Allowance (Higher Rate)
  • Pension Premium
  • Employment Support
  • Child under 16
  • Child under 20 (not in higher education)

Main benefit

  • Universal Credit (Monthly take-home pay of £1250 or less within the last 12 months)

Additional benefit required 

  • Receive Disability Living Allowance (DLA)
  • Receive a Personal Independent Payment (PIP)
  • Limited capability for work
  • Child under 16
  • Child under 20 (not in higher education)

Main benefit

  • Working Tax Credits (Household income below £16,010 per year)

Additional benefit required 

  • Over 60 years old
  • Receive disabled worker element
  • Receive severe disability element
  • Child under 16
  • Child under 20 (not in higher education)

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