HHCRO grant funding

The Home Heating Cost Reduction Obligation (HHCRO) scheme, also known as ‘Affordable Warmth’, allows Domestic and General to provide grant-assisted cavity wall and loft insulation measures for people who are on certain benefits. You qualify for HHCRO funding if you meet one of the following criteria:

  1. You claim state pension credit

  2. You claim child tax credit and your household income is below £15,860

  3. You claim either income-based job seeker’s allowance, income related employment and support allowance (ESA) or income support in addition to meeting at least one of the following criteria:

    1. You claim a disabled child premium
    2. You have parental responsibility for a child under 16 who lives at the property
    3. You have parental responsibility for a child under 16 or a child who is over 16, but is under 20, who lives at the property and is in full time education other than higher education
    4. You claim a pension premium, higher pension premium or enhanced pension premium
    5. You are in receipt of child tax credit which includes either a disability or severe disability element
    6. You claim a disability premium, enhanced disability premium or severe disability premium
    7. You receive a work related activity or support component (only valid if you also claim ESA)
  4. You claim working tax credit where your household income is below 15,860 and you meet at least one of the following criteria:

    1. You have parental responsibility for a child under 16 who lives at the property
    2. You have parental responsibility for a child under 16 or a child who is over 16, but is under 20, who lives at the property and is in full time education other than higher education
    3. You claim a disability premium, enhanced disability premium or severe disability premium
    4. You are aged 60 or over

If you would like to know if you qualify for a HHCRO grant, call our friendly customer service team on 0800 138 7207 or make a product enquiry.

 

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