Struggling to pay your rent?
If you think you might fall behind with your rent, don't ignore it.
You might feel stressed or worried about what might happen, and this is normal. The first step is to talk to us to work out a plan to get back on track.
Remember, if we don't know, we can't help. Get in touch with us, and we'll help you through this.
There are some things you can do to make paying your rent easier. Chat to us if you think any of these might help you
Make an arrangement with us
If you have missed any payments, we can make an agreement with you to pay back a certain amount each month or week
We'll talk about how much you can afford to pay, and how often. You'll need to make sure you keep us updated if your circumstances change. Get in touch with us to chat through your options.
Boost your income
There might be government help that you can get. A benefits calculator will tell you what you're eligible to claim.
If you can't claim any benefits, we've got advice on other ways to boost your income.
Change the day your rent is paid
You might be able to move the day your rent is paid, so it's closer to when your money goes in. This will depend on your circumstances.
Set up a standing order or Direct Debit
You can pay your rent by setting up a standing order or a Direct Debit from your bank. That way, the rent gets paid automatically as soon as the money comes in.
Open a separate account just for your rent
If you choose to do this, you'll also need to set up a standing order. This means your rent money goes to a separate account as soon as your salary or benefit payment goes into your main account. It will sit there until rent day.
If there's anything else you think we can do to help, please let us know.
We have a lots of information on managing your money. From money-saving tips to getting help with any debts.