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Problems Paying Rent

If you get into difficulties with your rent, contact your Housing Officer as soon as possible.  We may be able to help you to sort out the problem by:

  • changing monthly payments to fit in with your salary cycle e.g. weekly
  • coming to an arrangement which allows you to pay off arrears in instalments
  • giving advice on whether you may qualify for Housing Benefit

All discussions with you are confidential.  If the circumstances of a case have to be discussed at the Housing Management Sub-Committee, the names and addresses of the tenants are not revealed.

If a genuine problem exists, we can usually work out a realistic arrangement for repayment of the arrears taking all your circumstances into account.

However, if we make an arrangement with you it is important that you stick to it.

IF YOU DO NOT, WE CAN ULTIMATELY TAKE LEGAL ACTION TO REPOSSESS YOUR HOME.

You can contact Citizens Advice Bureau who have offices throughout Glasgow:
Citizens Advice Scotland
5th Floor Tara House
46 Bath Street
Glasgow
G2 1HG
Tel: 0131 550 1000
email: www.glasgowcentralcab.org.uk/contact-us

We can also advise you of other organisations which may be able to help - please contact us.

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