Newark and Sherwood Homes Limited
Kelham Hall, Kelham
Newark On Trent,
Notts, NG23 5QX
Tel: 0845 258 5550

Newark and Sherwood Homes

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Are you feeling the squeeze?

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.... we’re here to help.  Whenever you switch on the TV, open a newspaper, or listen to the radio at the moment you can’t fail to miss the dreaded news about the ‘credit crunch’.

 

 

 

 

Every day we hear or see more and more stories about increasing interest rates and the impact they are having on all of us. Do you feel as if your money is being squeezed in all directions with rent to pay, bills to manage and credit card balances to reduce? The reduction in money we have in our pockets can be a worry, especially when we’re trying to keep a roof over our heads.

Are you feeling worried about where next month’s rent is coming from? Well, you’re not on your own........... talk to us, we’re here to help and support you. Just pick up the phone and dial 0845 258 5550 (Local call rate). Our Rent Income Management team can help you plan to pay your rent, and even signpost you to agencies who will help you plan and budget your money.

If you are not in receipt of Housing Benefit and on a low income you may be entitled to some help - contact the housing benefit team on 01636 650000.
Make sure you’re getting what you should.

Other useful telephone numbers are:-
Sherwood and Newark Citizens Advice – 0344 411 1444
Nottinghamshire Welfare Rights – Mansfield 01623 845016
Mansfield Shelter – 01623 451000
Framework – Newark 01636 640660, Mansfield 01623 863363

Are you looking for a simple way to pay your rent? You pay your electric, gas and phone bill by Direct Debit, but what about your rent?

Yes, you can now pay your rent by Direct Debit (DD) and join more than 800 other tenants who have already found out that this is the easy way to pay. With a DD you have the option of paying weekly, fortnightly or monthly. We offer a variety of payment dates and frequencies to suit most people – so join the DD revolution now!

For more information and an application form, or if you would just like to look at a DD mandate for starters, call in at one of our offices or telephone on 0845 258 5550.

Other ways to pay your rent -we have a wide range of rent payment options..... choose the best for you.

Debit Card - you can use your debit card to pay by telephone, day or night, including weekends. Ring 01636 650000 and follow the instructions.

You can use your debit card to pay at one of our offices:
Newark and Sherwood Homes, Sycamore Rd, Ollerton
Newark and Sherwood Homes, Eton Avenue, Newark on Trent
Newark and Sherwood District Council, Town Hall, Market Place, Newark on Trent
Newark and Sherwood District Council, Kelham Hall, Kelham, Newark on Trent

Internet – log on to www.nshomes.co.uk and follow the links.

Post office – produce your rent payment card and you can pay with cash or cheque.

Shop displaying the Paypoint or E-pay logo, or any branch of Woolworths - produce your rent payment card and you can pay with cash.

By post – to any of our Cash Offices – please make cheques payable to Newark and Sherwood District Council and quote your reference number on the back.

We’ve recently updated our information leaflets “how to pay your rent”, and “what to do if you are having problems paying your rent”. You can find these on our website www.nshomes.co.uk, call us on 0845 258 5550 to request one, or pick one up from one of our offices or community centres.

Remember, you don’t have to worry about paying your rent...... share your worry and talk to us now. There’s no need to feel embarrassed a simple phone call is all it takes.

 

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