Government Grants are available for low income households to replace faulty storage heaters from the ECO Scheme. To apply for a storage heater grant today you must satisfy ALL THREE of the following criteria:
- You must be a home owner or rent from a private landlord.
- You must receive certain state benefits such as Guaranteed Pension Credit or Working Tax Credit.
- You must have at least one faulty storage heater installed in your home.
More information about qualifying criteria for storage heater grants for pensioners can be found HERE.
It is estimated that over 1 million pensioners who qualify for Pension Credit, do not receive it because they have never applied for it. If you think you may qualify for Pension Credit, you can apply at https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/articles/applying-pension-credit