What are the Qualifying Benefits of ECO3?
Under the Governments ECO Scheme in 2021, qualifying home owners could have their old in-efficient boilers replaced and Installed completely free of charge, or at least heavily subsidised.
About ECO3 – The Free Boiler Scheme
The ECO scheme was set up with the intention of helping households on the lowest incomes to improve their energy efficiency and reduce their energy bills. In October 2020 the Government launched the latest version of the ECO scheme and it now includes even more benefits – meaning more people than ever may be able to qualify.
Qualifying Benefits for the ECO3 Scheme
To Qualify you must be a home owner and in receipt of one of the following benefits to apply:
- Pension Credit Guarantee Credit Element
- Income-related Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)
- Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA)
- Income Support
- Working Tax Credits
- Child Tax Credits
- Armed Forces Independence Payment (AFIP)
- Attendance Allowance
- Carer’s Allowance
- Disability Living Allowance (DLA)
- Severe Disablement Allowance
- War Pensions Mobility Supplement
- Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit
- Personal Independence Payment (PIP)
- Constant Attendance Allowance
- Child Benefit *
*If you claim Child Benefit we will need to ask some additional questions to check if you qualify.
The style of property in which you live is also taken in to consideration to, the older and more in-efficient your property is, the more funding it will yield to go towards the grant. If you have a very efficient property, you may need to contribute a small amount to cover the cost of the install.
Finally, you must be on a mains gas, oil or LPG supply. Free Boiler grants are now available to those in off gas areas
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