Who can get help?
Those with total annual household income of less than £16,105 may qualify.
Families with children have an additional allowance of £1,500 per child added to the household income threshold.
The following benefits do not count towards income:
- Attendance Allowance
- Personal Independence Payment
- Carer’s Allowance
- The disabled child or severely disabled child element of Child Tax Credit
- Disability Living Allowance
- Housing Benefit or Housing Element of Universal Credit
- Council Tax Benefit
What help is provided?
60% bill reduction in Year 1.
40% reduction in subsequent years.