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Could your properties qualify for a FREE gas boiler

From 2016, government legislation means your tenants will be able to demand energy improvements to their rented properties.

Gateshead Private Landlords' Association is writing to let you know as a landlord, your tenant and therefore your property may be eligible for a FREE gas boiler, subject to their eligibility and a home survey. In partnership with 8 other North East local authorities and British Gas, Warm Up North may be able to help you and your tenant. 

Subject to survey, Warm Up North will install a Vaillant A-rated gas boiler at qualifying properties. Take advantage of the offer now to save money on changes you will likely have to make anyway.

  • For that extra peace of mind, you and your tenant will also benefit from Homecare Central Heating Care™ for a year worth up to £228(1), which covers the boiler, controls and central heating system.
  • With a new ‘A’ rated gas boiler, your property could become more marketable, more attractive to tenants and make a real difference to their energy bills.

Neither of you need to be a British Gas customer to apply for this offer. However your tenant must answer YES to the following 2 questions:

  1. Do you receive one or more of the benefits listed at the bottom of this article?
  2. Do you think that you have an inefficient gas boiler?

If you think that your tenant may qualify for the offer please ask them to call Warm Up North on

0800 316 4320*

For text phone please ask them to contact
18001 0800 072 8626.

Your tenant will need to have your contact details ready to add you as a third party to their application. This means we can keep you updated with the progress of your new gas boiler. For more information or to download the Landlord Permission form, please visit: www.warmupnorth.com/freegasboiler.

As well as your permission, your tenant will need the following documents when they call:

  • The make and model of the existing gas boiler
  • Confirmation of the benefits they receive

 

To qualify, your tenant must receive one or more of the following benefits:

State Pension Credit

OR

Income Support as well as:

  • having parental responsibility or
  • receiving one of: child tax credit with a disabled element or disability premium or disability child premium or  pensioner premium

OR

Income Based Job Seeker’s Allowance as well as:

  • having parental responsibility or
  • receiving one of: child tax credit with a disabled element or disability premium or disability child premium or pensioner premium

OR

Income Related Employment and Support Allowance as well as:

  • having a work-related activity or support component or
  • having parental responsibility or
  • receiving one of: child tax credit with a disabled element or disability premium or disability child premium or  pensioner premium

OR

Their income is less than £16,010 per year, not including benefits, and they receive:

  • Child Tax Credit

OR

Their income is less than £16,010 per year, not including benefits, and they receive:

  • Working Tax Credit as well as:
    • having parental responsibility or
    • being in receipt of a disability element or
    • they are aged 60 years or older

OR

They receive Universal Credit and their monthly earned income, in any twelve preceding assessment periods, does not exceed £1,250 as well as:

  • having parental responsibility or
  • has limited capability for work or
  • receiving one of: a disability living allowance or personal independence payment

Parental responsibility includes being responsible for a child under 16, or between 16 and 20 in full time education who resides with you.

Terms and conditions apply. Offer subject to qualification and survey and open to residential properties only: home-owners or those renting from a private landlord. Your current boiler needs to be inefficient; C-rated or lower. Only customers who meet the eligibility requirements will qualify for the offer. Only applies to boiler measures recommended by an appointed surveyor. The offer is subject to availability and change or withdrawal at any time.

(1)Terms and conditions apply.

* It's free to call Warm Up North from mobiles as well as landlines. Warm Up North record calls to improve their service to you. Phone lines open Mon - Fri 9am-7pm, closed on Bank Holidays.