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Green Homes Grant Local Authority Delivery Scheme

The Green Homes Grant Local Authority Delivery Scheme is now closed

The Green Homes Grant Local Authority Delivery Scheme is now closed for new applications.

If you're an Essex homeowner with a household income below £30,000, you may be eligible for up to £10,000 of work to make energy efficient improvements to your home.

This could include fitting loft insulation, cavity or solid wall insulation or energy efficient heating. The funding covers the entire cost of the improvements, up to £10,000.

Availability

Applications for this phase of the Green Homes Grant Local Authority Delivery Scheme closed on 30 August 2021.

If you are interested in future funding available after August 2021, please email us at ghg.lad@essex.gov.uk

Eligibility

To be eligible for the scheme, you must:

If you have a household income above £30,000, you may still be eligible if you or someone in your household receives:

  • Armed Forces Independence Payment
  • Attendance Allowance
  • Carer’s Allowance
  • Child Tax Credit
  • Constant Attendance Allowance
  • Disability Living Allowance
  • Guaranteed Pension Credit
  • income-based Jobseeker's Allowance
  • income-related Employment and Support Allowance
  • Income Support
  • Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit
  • Personal Independence Payment
  • Severe Disablement Allowance
  • Universal Credit
  • War Pensioners' Mobility Supplement
  • Working Tax Credit

Funding is also available for private landlords, local authority-owned properties and social housing, however a 33% contribution from the landlord is required and the maximum funding per property is £5,000.

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