To Make Your Home Cozy
Can't afford to install central heating or repair a broken one? There may be a GRANT FOR YOU!
Since 2001, Warm Front has helped thousands of people receive insulation and heating improvements to make their homes warmer, healthier and more energy-efficient. More funds have now been made available to help homeowners and private tenants. Saving Money and the Environment has been made cheaper!
Warm Front is a scheme funded by Defra (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs), which provides grants to make your home warmer, healthier and more energy efficient. Warm Front offers you fantastic opportunities to improve your quality of life:
THE WARM FRONT GRANT OF UP TO £2,700
If you receive a qualifying income or disability related benefit and own your home or rent it from a private landlord, you could claim a Warm Front Grant of up to £2,700 towards central-heating, loft or cavity-wall insulation and draught-proofing.
To find out if you could qualify for a Warm Front Grant, call free on 0800 316 6011. (Monday to Friday from 8am to 6pm and Saturday between 9am and 5pm)
WARM FRONT £300 HEATING REBATE
If you do not receive a benefit and you are aged 60 or over and own your own home or rent it from a private landlord, you could claim a Warm Front £300 Heating Rebate towards the cost of repairing or installing a heating system.
To find out if you qualify for the 300 Heating Rebate call free on 0800 316 6012 and quote MK851.
WARM FRONT BENEFIT ENTITLEMENT CHECK
If you are not sure if you could claim a Warm Front Grant and want to know if you may be entitled to other benefits, call the Benefit Entitlement Check team free on 0800 072 9006. (Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm).
PARTIAL GRANT VOUCHER SCHEME - RUNNING OUT ON 18th FEBRUARY!!
This provides a voucher up to £500 towards the costs of installing a heating system or replacing / repairing a broken heating system. It can also be used towards the costs of insulation measures - wall insulation, loft insulation and draught proofing.
Eligibility for the scheme is homeowners (freehold or with a leasehold interest of at least 21 years) over 60 and if redeeming against heating works - with a broken heating system or no heating system.
Please note that return applicants for the partial grant scheme will have previous spend deducted from the value of the voucher
HOMEOWNERS AND LANDLORD LOANS
Are you a homeowner or Landlord? If you did not qualify for a grant or want to supplement the grant with more money, you could consider a loan to enable you to get the job done now. To help you, we have provided links to different lending institutions.
Cahoot is an online division of Abbey National plc a major UK high street financial institution. They are regulated by the UK authorities the FSA.
Zopa is a marketplace for social lending where people lend to each other. By cutting out the banks with their huge overheads and large profits, both lenders and borrowers get better rates.
Zopa is a British company and its founders include people who were in the original Egg plc management team.
Netloans are secured loan brokers for homeowners in the UK. They are based in Adamsdown, Cardiff. You can call them free (from UK landlines) or click on the banner below to go to their website.
This information on homeowner and landlord loans does not constitute financial advice under the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000. If you require such advice, you should seek appropriate professional advice. The inclusion of the links is not an endorsement of the institutions.
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