Private Sector Grants

Grants available to repair and improve your properties

Energy efficiency schemes and advice

For energy efficiency advice and possible schemes in your area visit the Energy Savings Trust or ring the advice centre on 0800 512012 for further details.

Warm Homes Fund

Funding for eligible households (in receipt of benefits or on a low income with a health condition that is impacted by living in a cold home) to be connected to the gas mains, and first time gas central heating system. This funding is for either owned or privately rented homes that do not have:

  • a gas meter/pipework connecting to the gas mains;
  • an existing gas or any other 'wet' central heating system in the property;
  • and is near to existing mains gas.

If you are interested in finding out more please contact

The Energy Companies Obligation (ECO)

Visit to find out if you could get help with boiler replacements or solid wall and loft insulation.

We offer a help and advice service regarding general home improvements. We also support the Home Improvement Agency (Peabody South East Ltd). Peabody assist older, vulnerable and disabled owner-occupiers to make improvements, repairs and adaptations. This enables them to safely and comfortably remain in their own homes whilst maintaining their independence.

For more information visit Peabody Home Improvement Agency's website.

ECO Flexible Eligibility

The ECO Flexible Eligibility Report gives additional criteria that local authorities need to meet. The report amends the Local Authority Flexible Eligibility part of the Energy Company Obligation Scheme.

Read our ECO Flexible Eligibility Statement of Intent page for more information.

For further information please email the private sector housing team.

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