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Pay your rates by Direct Debit | nidirect

Find out more about Direct Debit, the easiest and most convenient way to pay your rate bill. Direct Debit is a safe and secure payment method, which offers you peace of mind and complete control of your finances.

Vacant properties | nidirect

A property is classified as vacant for rating purposes if it is unoccupied, unfurnished and not used for storage. If your domestic property was vacant before 1 October 2011, you may be entitled to claim a vacancy for ...

Lone Pensioner Allowance for tenants | nidirect

The Lone Pensioner Allowance (LPA) entitles you to a 20 per cent discount on your rates if you are a pensioner aged 70 or over, living on your own and paying rates for your home. LPA is not means-tested so any social ...

Lone Pensioner Allowance for home owners | nidirect

Ratepayers aged 70 or over and living alone may be entitled to a 20 per cent reduction in their rates.You can find information below on eligibility and how to claim.

How tenants can apply for Housing Benefit | nidirect

If you rent your home, whether through the Northern Ireland Housing Executive (NIHE), a housing association or a private landlord and you wish to apply for Housing Benefit, you must apply through the NIHE.