Major works grant

We may be able to offer a grant of up to £6,000 for works that are vital to your wellbeing if you are over 60, or have a disability, and are on a low income.

This can include:

  • roof repairs
  • treatment of damp or rot
  • heating work not covered by ECO
  • replacement windows or doors.

Grants are means tested so you may have to make a contribution or fund the works yourself. We will not fund emergency work that can be covered by an insurance policy.


You must:

  • be a homeowner or private tenant with repairing obligations under your tenancy agreement
  • have lived in the property for at least two years
  • not have savings of more than £20,000
  • not be eligible for a commercial loan or a Home Improvement Loan.
  • apply for the grant and wait for an outcome before starting the work.

If the work is for a mobile home or caravan, it must be your main home and on its own plot in a licensed mobile home site.

The maximum grant is £6,000 (to include all VAT and fees) and you cannot receive more than £12,000 for the same property within three years.


Email for more information and to apply. An officer will assess your home to see if the work is eligible and we will also look at your finances.

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