Eligibility and your application for funding

Before you start, please take a moment to check you qualify for funding.

To be eligible you must own your home, and You or someone living at the property qualifies in one of the sections below:

A. Receive one of the following benefits:

• Pension Credit Guarantee
• Credit Element Income-related employment and support allowance (ESA)
• Income-based jobseeker’s allowance (JSA)
• Income support
• Working and Child Tax Credits
• Universal Credit

OR B. Receive one of the newly introduced benefits:

• Armed forces independent payment
• Attendance allowance
• Carer's allowance
• Disability Living Allowance (DLA)
• Severe Disablement Allowance
• War Pensioners' Mobility Supplement
• Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit
• Personal Independence Payment
• Constant Attendance Allowance

OR C. Receive child benefits

On the condition that the claimants' annual income from all sources does not exceed the amount set out below.

For one qualifying child for which the person is responsible:
• For a single claimant - £18,500
• Member of a couple - £25,500

For two qualifying children for which the person is responsible:
• For a single claimant - £23,000
• Member of a couple - £30,000

For three qualifying children for which the person is responsible:
• For a single claimant - £27,500
• Member of a couple - £34,500

For four qualifying children for which the person is responsible:
• For a single claimant - £32,000
• Member of a couple - £39,000