Government Grants For House Repairs UK

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Is your home in need of repair?

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Perhaps you are losing all of that hard-earned money on your energy bill for a house that’s not insulated.

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UK Energy Support wants to help you know the options you have to apply for house repair grants to make improvements to your home.

What Government Grants for House Repairs UK are Available?

There are many different home repairs assistance grants available, usually from the government. However, some charities and advice centers, such as citizens advice home improvement agency, also tie in with this to help families with low incomes and other vulnerable people as well. Here are some renovation grant examples:

  • The Green Deal Scheme
  • The Green Homes Grant (green homes grants are currently on hold at this time)
  • Energy Company Obligation (ECO3)
  • Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI)
  • The Winter Fuel Payment
  • The Warm Home Discount
  • Cold Weather Payment

Do you qualify to apply?

What Help Can I Get with Home Improvement Grants?

You can read more about Grants for Home Improvements, but here are some examples of the home repairs assistance you could get under these grants:

  • Electric storage heater replacement
  • Cavity wall insulation
  • Internal wall insulation
  • External wall insulation
  • Loft insulation
  • Underfloor insulation
  • Smart meter installations

If your old storage heater is broken, you may be eligible for a free electric storage heater upgrade, so rather than repairing your old storage heater, you can use the ECO3 scheme to get a new energy saving one for free instead.

For more information, check our page on The Storage Heater Replacement Grant.

Cavity Wall Insulation through Government Grants for House Repairs UK scheme
Elnur Ecombi Electric Storage Heater Replacement

See if you qualify for Government Grants for House Repairs UK

Home Repair Grants for Landlords

All government home repair grants available can apply to both homeowners and private tenants, as long as they have permission from their landlord (because they have the home ownership).

This means landlords can apply for grants for home improvements to improve the living conditions for their tenants as long as the tenants meet the eligibility requirements (such as universal credit, pension credit, housing benefit and council tax exemption).

Home Repair Assistance Grant for Disabled Individuals

There is a specific government home repair program that can help disabled people, which is called the Disabled Facilities Grant. By contacting your local authority, they can help you live a better life with adaptations to your home to make it easier for you as a disabled person.

The disabled facilities grant is the main disability grants scheme the local council offers, but there are other government schemes that do still target disabled people.

Financing based on a government scheme

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Apply Today & reduce your carbon footprint

Just like the previous ECO2 scheme, nothing lasts forever, the ECO 3 grant will only last until 2022, so apply now and don’t miss out.