Issue details

Heating Assistance Policy

A report was presented to Cabinet proposing to allocate £480k or remaining funding from the previous Regional Housing Board backed schemes to create a new Heating Assistance Scheme as part of the Housing Assistance and Disabled Facilities Grant policy adopted in 2019.


The scheme will sit within the Housing Assistance and Disabled Facilities Grant policy, and assist households with repairs and replacements of boilers, which are not eligible for the Urgent Repair Grants and Disabled Facilities Grants.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure or Making one-off Savings anticipated to be £250,000 or more*;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 12/10/2022

Decision due: 17 Nov 2022 by Cabinet

Lead member: Councillor Jill Bayford, Shadow Cabinet Member for Housing

Lead director: Bob Porter

Contact: Ashley Jackson, Head of Housing and Planning Email:

What the decision will mean: Re-allocation of Regional Housing Board funds to allow households who are in fuel poverty to access funding


Agenda items


  • Cabinet report