Affordable Warmth Scheme

ECO Affordable Warmth Eligibility Criteria

The government’s ECO Affordable Warmth scheme aims to cut UK fuel poverty by offering free boiler repair or replacement and loft and cavity wall insulation, to homes within a certain income bracket. Eligibility for Affordable Warmth is means tested, however the government have outlined the following basic criteria.

The scheme is open to both owners and tenants (who have permission from their landlord to carry out the work). To qualify, you must be currently in receipt of one of the following benefits:

l Pension Credit

l Child Tax Credit (with an income of £15,860 or less per year)

l Working Tax Credit (with an income of £15,860 or less per year) – plus one of the additional conditions below

l Income Support – plus one of the additional conditions below
l Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance – plus one of the additional

conditions below

l Income-related Employment and Support Allowance – plus the support or work related element, or one of the additional conditions below

Additional Conditions

In relation to the benefits indicated in the list above, one of the following must also apply:

l Responsibility for a child under 16 (or under 20 if the child is in full time secondary education or training equivalent)

l Receipt of Disabled Child Premium
l Receipt of Disability Premium
l Receipt of Pensioner Premium
l You’re aged 60 + (in the case of Working Tax Credit)

As part of the Affordable Warmth scheme, Assured Heating Solutions is offering boiler and heating repair and replacement (including 2 year warranty) at NO cost. We encourage anyone who thinks they may be eligible for the scheme to contact us today on and make an application.