Home Improvements Grants From The Government
What is A Home Improvements Grant?
If you are a homeowner or a private tenant and are in receipt of a Low Income UK benefit, you may be able to claim help from the government via various grants they have available.
These grants cover up to 100% of the cost of making improvements to your current old heating & fitting new insulation.
Home Improvement Grants – Heating & Insulation
Many people have benefited from new boilers & storage heaters over the last few years as a result of these grants currently available. Also walls and lofts have been insulated which have been proven to reduce bills quite substantially.
Home Improvement Grants – For Disabled People
There are also grants available to disabled people / or people on low income who have long term health conditions . These grants assist with making repairs, improvements or adaptations to homes too.
Wet rooms , wheel chair adaptions , extensions amongst others are the most popular over the last few years.
Who Is Eligible For A Home Improvements Grant?
As a general rule, grants are usually earmarked for people who are older, disabled or on a low income benefit.
Only homeowners or private sector tenants can apply.
Social housing tenants have to apply to their local authority or council who usually have their own funding allocated for such improvements.
PLEASE NOTE – Whether assistance is granted is at the discretion of your local authority or council as there are no national rules
How Do I Apply For A Heating & Insulation Grant ?
Please visit our home page for details of grants available .
You can fill in a short form to apply.
How Do I Apply For A Disabled Facilities Grant ?
Please contact your local council for details on how to apply. They usually have information on the council website.