Keep your home warm whilst saving money!


15 September 2021

We all know what it’s like. The weather gets colder and when you have to start putting the heating on, energy bills can become a real concern. But did you know there are schemes to help you stay warm and save money?


Warm Homes Discount:

Warm Homes Discount is a government scheme opening on 18 October 2021 – and it means You could get £140 off your electricity bill for winter 2021 to 2022.

The money is a one-off discount on your electricity bill, between October and March You may be able to get the discount on your gas bill instead if your supplier provides you with both gas and electricity. Contact your supplier to find out.

To find out if you’re eligible, or to apply visit: Warm Homes discount


Cold Weather Payment:

Starting on 1 November 2021, You may get a Cold Weather Payment if you’re getting certain benefits or mortgage support. 

You’ll get a payment if the average temperature in your area is recorded as, or forecast to be, zero degrees celsius or below over 7 consecutive days.

You’ll get £25 for each 7 day period of very cold weather between 1 November and 31 March.

To find out more information visit: Cold Weather Payment - GOV.UK (

Find out how we can help:


If you’re struggling to pay your rent, we can help: Optivo - Money & benefits guidance*

For more energy tips visit: Optivo - Energy efficiency for residents