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Warm home improvements available to eligible Knowsley residents

by Sandra Issar

Knowsley residents could benefit from warmer homes through new heating systems and electrical upgrades thanks to the council’s Warm Homes Scheme.

Residents in Knowsley can benefit from these warm home initiatives, thanks to funding from Knowsley Council’s Strategic Housing team, who are helping eligible residents stay warm, safe and healthy over the winter months.

Residents must be a homeowner, aged 60 and over, or the parent/guardian of a child under 5, and in receipt of eligible benefits or on a low income (low income applicants will be means tested to verify eligibility).

Eligible households could receive energy-efficient boilers and central heating systems to keep them warm and also safe electrical wiring.

Cllr Tony Brennan, Cabinet Member for Regeneration and Economic Development, said:

“We want to make sure older residents and families with young children stay warm, safe and healthy this winter. If you think your household, or a family member may be eligible please get in touch and find out more.”

Eligibility

Residents enquiring about boiler and heating upgrades will be referred in the first instance to any free national Government heating initiatives.

All applicants must be in receipt of an eligible benefit or their household deemed to be on a low income. The Council will require proof of eligible benefits and household income were required.

There’s more information, including how to check eligibility, on both these warm home schemes on the council’s website, or you can call the council’s Energy Officer, Simon Rugen, on 0151-443-5817 or email housing@knowsley.gov.uk