Would a property with a coal fired back boiler central heating system qualify under the scheme?

Yes. We are seeking to remove as many fossil fuel heating systems as possible

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You have included a cap of 30% on the volume of ‘D’ rated properties that are eligible within a programme. While this is consistent with HUGs, it is lower than the allowed numbers in ECO4. Why is this?

Our aspiration remains that the worst-rated properties are targeted and treated first.  On further reflection, we recognise that WHF funds are most likely to be combined with ECO funds to deliver improvements to both insulation measures and heating systems.  On...

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Your eligibility criteria no longer includes households in top 25% IMD areas. Why is this?

For ease of administration we have tried to align our qualifying criteria to other industry schemes

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Do we need to validate the eligibility of all households to receive central heating measures or would it be satisfactory to confirm eligibility for the majority of households within a scheme?

In order to receive central heating measures the eligibility of each individual household would need to be confirmed against the WHF criteria

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Are there any restrictions on the tenure of homes which can be included?

The critical requirement is that households are in or at risk of fuel poverty.  We are particularly interested in proposals which target homes in the private sector (including private rented) and will restrict the funds for social housing to 25%...

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