Paying your rent

A couple paying their rent using a mobile phoneYou can pay your rent online, by Direct Debit, over the phone or in person at one of the many nationwide PayPoint locations.

Paying your rent online

If you've got a payment swipe card you can pay your rent securely online at any time through allpay.   

Making a payment online is easy:
  1. Enter your payment reference number  (the long number on your payment swipe card)
  2. Tell us how much you want to pay
  3. Enter your payment card details and click ‘Submit’.
Pay your rent online
You can also download the allpay app to make payments on your smartphone or tablet. Select the device you have to find out more about the app: 
If you're logging into allpay for the first time, you'll be asked to create a new allpay Internet Payment account.

This gives you a username and password you’ll need to use to login and make rent payments.


Other ways to pay your rent

There are lots of other different ways to pay your rent, though we'd recommend direct debit as it is one of the easiest.

Ways to pay rent:

Pay by text

allpay now support payments by text. Just pop along to their webpage and follow the simple registration process. You'll need to have a valid UK mobile number to use this service: www.allpayments.net/textpay

Pay by phone

If you live in a former AmicusHorizon property you can give us a call on 0800 121 6060, Monday to Friday between 8am-6pm to pay your rent.

If you live in a former Viridian property you can call us on 0330 123 0220. For out-of-hours payments (6pm-8am), just select option 3.

If you prefer you can also call allpay directly at anytime on 0844 557 8321. However, please note this is a premium rate telephone number.

Whichever option you choose please make sure you have your Rent Card reference number handy and a debit or credit card.

Pay at the Post Office

You can pay your rent at the Post Office or any shop that displays the PayPoint logo. You will need to take your Rent Card with you. Find your nearest payment outlet.

If you have lost or damaged your Rent Card, you can get a new one by calling us on 0800 121 6060 if you live in a former AmicusHorizon property or 0330 123 0220 if you live in a former Viridian property.

Pay by standing order

If you'd like to pay by standing order please call us on 0800 121 6060 if you live in a former AmicusHorizon property or 0330 123 0220 if you live in a former Viridian property.

Pay by direct debit

If you live in a former AmicusHorizon prroperty please call us on 0800 121 6060 and we'll help you set up a direct debit.

If you live in a former Viridian property give us a call on 0330 123 0220 or complete a direct debit form and return to the address specified on the form:

Pay by internet banking

If you live in a former AmicusHorizon property you can make a payment using the bank details below and quoting your eight digit tenancy reference number.

Our bank details are:
Barclays Bank plc
Sort code - 20-65-63
Account number - 30659967

If you live in a former Viridian property, please speak to your housing officer to confirm bank account details on 0330 123 0220.


Not sure who to contact? Please use our online postcode checking tool on the right hand side of the page to find out if you live in a former AmicusHorizon property of a former Viridian property.

Just pop in your postcode and select the "Look up postcode" button and it will tell you if you whether you need to contact AmicusHorizon or Viridian.

Want to view your rent statement or service charge information?

At Optivo, you can keep track of rent payments and service charge information 24 hours a day using one of our online services. If you're in a former AmicusHorizon property you can do this through MyAccount. If you're in a former Viridian property you can do this through MyViridian.

Problems paying your rent? 

Paying your rent is important so if you are having problems paying please contact us to find out how we can help.

Property Lookup

Please enter your postcode into the box below to find out whether your home was previously owned by Viridian Housing or AmicusHorizon.