Having problems with rent?

We recognise that this is a challenging time for many people and our Customer Accounts Team remain available to help during this time. We have set out some of the main information below for anyone with queries about their account – please get in touch.

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Working in our communities

Did you know we have over 66,000 residents in over 28,000 homes?

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Problems with rent?

If you are concerned about being able to pay your rent, please get in contact with us early so that we can help. Southern Housing Group supports the NHF pledge - the commitments include not evicting tenants suffering from Covid-19 related financial hardship and helping residents access benefits and other support.

If you are worried about your ability to pay your rent or have a change in circumstances then please contact our Customer Accounts Team for help and advice on 01403 220440

We’ve also provided some helpful website links below, about accessing benefits, which you might find useful. If you need help setting up a Universal Credit claim, take a look at “Universal Credit in Action”, which explains the Universal Credit’s online services.

Read more on our Cost of living advice here

How to pay your rent

Information on ways to pay your rent.

Access to benefits

These websites also have lots of other videos that might be useful for people.

Shelter – Discretionary Housing Payment, a way to help pay your rent (DHP)

Citizens Advice - Personal Independence Payment (PIP)

Universal Credit in Action – Overview of Universal Credit

Turn2Us - Benefits and Coronavirus

OFGEM - Energy prices will rise this October. If you experience problems paying your bills you can get support and advice from OFGEM You can also contact us on 0300 020 0549, email community.investment@shgroup.org.uk or visit www.shgroup.org.uk/energy.

Additionally our Community Investment team have a range of services to help you with your finances – including advice on how to access or claim benefits, which you can read about by clicking here.

If you’d like to get in touch, for any non-urgent enquiries, please email community.investment@shgroup.org.uk and we’ll respond as soon as we’re able to.

If your enquiry is urgent, you can call the team on 0300 020 0549. Thank you for your patience and understanding.