Free Insulation for Landlords and Tenants

Free Insulation Grants for landlords and tenants

From the 1st October 2018 landlords and their tenants are not eligible for free boiler grants any longer.

However, those properties that are heated with electricity, can now receive FREE insulation grant instead. The government acknowledged that there is a large stock of tenanted properties that are energy-inefficient due to poor insulation level. That is why some funds were alloclated towards improving their improvement.

Here is the list of requirements for properties to qualify for a FREE Insulation Grant:

  • Heated with electric heating only
  • EPC rating is E or below
  • Occupied by a tenant in receipt of qualifying benefits

In order to qualify for the UK government free insulation grant 2020, only those tenants in receipt of certain benefits will fit the criteria to claim free insulation grants.

Qualification for a free home insulation grant
State Pension Guaranteed Credit
Income related Employment and Support allowance
Income based Job Seekers allowance
Income Support
Child Tax Credit
Working Tax Credit
Universal Credit
Disability Living Allowance
Personal Independence Payment
Attendance Allowance
Carers Allowance
Severe Disablement Allowance
Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit
Child benefit

Here is the list of thermal insulation you might qualify for:

  • Internal (for solid wall properties)
  • Loft insulation
  • Room in Roof insulation
  • Underfloor insulation
  • Flat roof insulation

If you are unsure about whether you are eligible for a home insulation grant, quickly complete our questionnaire on this website.


I/my tenant receive one of the above benefits.

CLAIM FREE INSULATION GRANT