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Housing adaptations, grants and assistance

We provide support to residents to maintain independence and live comfortably and safely in their own homes.

Published on: 30 December 2020

Last updated: 30 December 2020

Emergency works to heating and hot water grant

This grant covers works necessary to repair or replace the existing hot water or space heating provision.

It's means tested and the maximum grant is £4,000 in any one financial year. The maximum payable is £6,000 over a 5 year period.

People who are eligible to apply:

  • an owner or occupier
  • a private tenant with repairing obligations

The person must be:

  • 60 years or more or be a parent/guardian of a child under 16 years
  • receiving benefits*
  • using the premises as their main or only residence
  • lacking adequate space heating or hot water provision

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Contact details

You can contact the Westminster Home Improvement Agency on: 020 7641 8959.