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Who Qualifies for the Heating & Insulation Scheme?

ECO Scheme Qualification Requirements

This page details the requirements to qualify for the Governments Energy Company Obligation (ECO) Scheme.

Automatic Qualification

Automatic Qualification
A) Income Related Employment and Support Allowance
B) Income Based Job Seekers Allowance
C) Income Support
D) State Pension Credit (In receipt of Pension Credit Guarantee Credit or both Guarantee Credit and Savings Credit)
H) Disability Living Allowance
I) Personal Independence Payment
J) Attendance Allowance
K) Carer's Allowance
L) Severe Disablement Allowance
M) Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefits
N) War Pensions Mobility Supplement
O) Constant Attendance Allowance
P) Armed Forces Independence Payment

Alternative Qualification

If you do not receive one of the automatic qualification benefits detailed above, you will need to receive one of the benefits below and meet the 'household composition' & 'income' related threshold.

E) Tax Credits (and meets the income threshold, as per the table below)
Household Composition Tax Credit Recipients Gross Income (Annual)
1 Adult £13,200
1 Adult and 1 Child £17,400
1 Adult and 2 Children £21,600
1 Adult and 3 Children £25,800
1 Adult and 4 (or more) Children £30,000
2 Adults £19,800
2 Adults and 1 Child £24,000
2 Adults and 2 Children £28,200
2 Adults and 3 Children £32,400
2 Adults and 4 (or more) Children £36,600
F) Universal Credit (and meets the income threshold, as per the table below)
Household Composition Universal Credit Recipients Net Earned Income (Monthly)
1 Adult £1,100
1 Adult and 1 Child £1,450
1 Adult and 2 Children £1,800
1 Adult and 3 Children £2,150
1 Adult and 4 (or more) Children £2,500
2 Adults £1,650
2 Adults and 1 Child £2,000
2 Adults and 2 Children £2,350
2 Adults and 3 Children £2,700
2 Adults and 4 (or more) Children £3,050
G) Child Benefit (and meets the income threshold, as per the table below)
Household Composition Child Benefit Recipients Net Earned Income (Annual)
Single Claimant and 1 Child £18,500
Single Claimant and 2 Child £23,000
Single Claimant and 3 Child £27,500
Single Claimant and 4 or more Children £32,000
Member of a Couple and 1 Child £25,500
Member of a Couple and 2 Child £30,000
Member of a Couple and 3 Child £34,500
Member of a Couple and 4 or more Children £39,000

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