If you are a housing tenant, leaseholder or renting a garage, you will pay rent to the council.
You can pay online now via the online form below.
There are several other ways to pay your rent. Whichever method you use, you should always make sure you pay in advance.
We recommend paying by Direct Debit. This is the easiest way to pay. You can download the Direct Debit mandate form below.
You should print this form and complete it by hand. You can then take it to any of our Information Offices, for the attention of the Housing Business Development Team. Alternatively, you can send it by post to:
Housing Business Development
New Forest District Council
You can make an automated payment via telephone, using a debit or credit card, by calling 0300 456 0626.
We cannot accept payments using American Express, Diners or Electron cards.
You can pay using a swipe card at any PayPoint location. For details, see the PayPoint website.
To request a swipe card from us, call 023 8028 5222 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can use online banking, standing order or BACS to pay your rent. Make sure you use these details:
You can pay your rent in person at any of our Information Offices.
If you are on a low income and need help to pay your rent, you may be entitled to support. Find out how to apply for housing benefit.
If you fall into arrears, do not delay contacting us. You can call us on 023 8028 5222 or email email@example.com.
If we contact you about arrears, do not ignore our letters. Our aim is to support you and find a way to help you clear the debt and avoid future arrears. Each decision will be based on your personal circumstances.
You can speak with us face to face, without making an appointment, at any of the regular drop-in sessions:
You can find the addresses for the above on our Information Offices page.
If the information above hasn't helped, there are a few ways you can get in touch with us: