ECO3 Flexible Eligibility - heat your home without the worry
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ECO3 Flexible Eligibility - the mechanism that could benefit your household and your community
Everyone deserves the right to have a warm and comfortable home to live in, irrespective of age, income or health. The Local Authority Flexible Eligibility (LA Flex) ensures there are equal opportunities for any individual looking to improve the energy efficiency of their home.
La Flex is a new phase of the Energy Company Obligation (ECO3) Scheme introduced by the government to ensure it meets its commitment to tackling fuel poverty. It allows participating Councils to open up the eligibility criteria of the help scheme, enabling it to help more households within their area. This means low-income households with high heating costs will now be able to make the most of the ECO3’s Affordable Warmth Scheme.
To utilise this scheme, Councils must submit a Statement of Intent that outlines eligibility criteria. UK Energy Management (NE) Ltd can help local councils with the implementation of this scheme, helping to determine the qualifying criteria councils wish to use to allow residents access to funding. We can also work with local energy suppliers to help identify households that might benefit from energy-efficient improvements.
LA Flex's In-fill mechanisms could help private tenants too
LA Flex’s requirements mean that Affordable Warmth grants can reach even more customers, including homeowners, private tenants and those who don’t meet their local authority’s Statement of Intent criteria. This allows local councils to make multiple households in the area eligible for support, such as instances where:
Tenants and homeowners are living in fuel poverty
Individuals are vulnerable to the consequences of living within a cold home, such as those with weakened immune systems, children etc.
Occupiers are living in a property adjacent to one that meets the criteria - this includes multiple homes in one building, immediately adjacent buildings and homes built in the same terrace.
All adjacent properties can receive funding towards solid wall insulation and other energy efficient measures if 66% of an area’s households meet the Affordable Warmth eligibility criteria. Get in touch today with one of the team at UK Energy Management (NE) Ltd to learn more about eligibility, or fill out the form below to see if you and your household is eligible.
Are you eligible for ECO's Affordable Warmth Scheme? Fill in the form below to find out
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To qualify for a new boiler you must be a homeowner with a qualifying benefit from those listed below. For all other measures privately rented properties with a qualifying benefit meet the qualification criteria.