Pay rent

Pay online

Use 'My Account'

Register for 'My Account’ to pay rent online. You will need your tenancy reference to register. You can see your rent statement and current balance in ‘My Account’ too. Use the button below to start.

My Account


Use the Manchester City Council website

Pay rent through the Manchester City Council website. Click the button below to start. You will need your 19-digit rent reference number.

Use the council website to pay rent

Standing Order and Direct Debit

You can't pay by Direct Debit. But if you would like to set up a regular payment, you can create a standing order with your bank online using these details:

Sort code number 20-55-58

Account number 53348075

Please include your tenancy reference.

Or complete our standing order form and take it to your bank in person.

Pay by phone

Phone 0161 234 5006 to pay 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Have your rent reference number handy and follow the step-by-step instructions. 

Other ways to pay

By telebanking

Ask your bank about this handy way to pay. You'll need our sort code 20-55-58, account number 53348075, and your tenancy reference from your rent card.

At the Post Office

Use your rent card to pay by cash or cheque at any Post Office. It's a free service.

By PayPoint

Look out for the purple PayPoint sign at your local shop, newsagent or petrol station. Use your rent card and pay with cash. It's a free, convenient and private service - shop staff won't see details of your rent account. Please keep your receipt.

Use the PayPoint website to find your nearest PayPoint

By post

Don't send cash through the post as it could get stolen. Send a cheque (made out to Manchester City Council) to: Rent Team, Northwards Housing, 549 Cheetham Hill Road, M8 9NW. Write your name, address and tenancy reference on the back of the cheque. 

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