There are lots of different ways to pay your rent, so you can choose the method that suits you.
Direct debit is the safest and easiest way to pay your rent. By planning in a regular day that your payment will leave your bank account, whether it’s every month, every week, every fortnight or quarterly, you guarantee your rent gets paid on time.
If you’d like to set up a direct debit, call us on 0800 2182247 and we’ll help you make the decision that’s right for you, and give you more details about how direct debit can help to keep your payments safe.
Use your online account – your Watford Community Housing account is the quickest and easiest way to see your rent account and make payments online. You can either log in and make a payment now, or register for an account to begin paying soon.
Pay through a website – pay online with Allpay by visiting their website here. You can pay using the 19-digit payment number on your rent card. For questions about your rent card, call us on 0800 2182247.
Use the app – click here or search ‘Allpay’ in the Apple app store or on Google Play and sign up to make quick payments from your phone.
Pay by text – Allpay also allows you to pay by text. Register to pay by text here.
You can pay using Allpay’s automated telephone service by calling 0330 041 6497 and having your 19-digit number on your rent card to hand.
Pay at the Post Office – using your rent card, you can pay with cash or a cheque at any Post Office.
Paypoint – across the country there are hundreds of shops which act as a Paypoint. Using your rent card, you can pay at any shop with the Paypoint logo. Find your nearest Paypoint here.
Bank transfers are payments made by asking your bank to pay us money. These aren’t automatic or reoccurring payments, and will only happen when you set them up.
Pay us using these details:
Payment to: Watford Community Housing Trust
Account No: 33164985
Sort code: 20-00-00
Reference: Your tenancy number (a 10-digit number which begins with 600 or 700 – you can find it on your rent statement).
If you are not in rent arrears and qualify for the rent-free week, there are two weeks of the year when you won’t need to make a payment. The two weeks are the week commencing 19th December 2022 and the week commencing 27th March 2023.