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What do rates pay for? | nidirect

Rates fund public services in Northern Ireland, both regional and local. Your rate bill is made up of two parts, the regional rate and the district rate.

Rates on rental properties | nidirect

Many landlords, owners and tenants are not fully aware of their liability for rate payments on rental properties. Rates for rental properties are governed by different rules from owner-occupied properties.

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 ...

Housing Benefit and Rate Relief for tenants | nidirect

Find out more information on help with housing costs for tenants

Help with paying your rates | nidirect

Index page for the various help available to pay rates