Pay Your Account

You can pay for any of our services here.

There are other ways to make your payments including through Direct Debit (see How Do I Set Up a Direct Debit) and by telephone on 0800 093 8823 or 0131 337 3222.

Our Payment Services & F.A.Q.

What are our payment services?

1. We offer the following payment services:
– By debit and credit card through PayPal online or over the phone
– Online at www.manorestates.org.uk and manorestatespayment.org.uk
– Free of charge at any Royal Bank of Scotland branch using the payment slip at the bottom of your account.
– By cheque posted to our office, 11, Washington Lane, Edinburgh, EH11 2HA. Please put your customer reference number and address on the back.
– By Standing Order
– By direct debit – Please contact us to discuss this.

2.  Card payment processing is done by PayPal, we do not store card details nor do we share customer details with any 3rd parties.  For more information on our privacy policy http://www.manorestates.org.uk/privacy-policy/

3. Manor Estates provides services to its factored owners through its contractors. As a charity it makes no profit on these services but it is obliged to recover the full cost. You will not be charged for a service until the work is completed. If the service will cost over £50 we will contact you to advise you of the costs. If the service will cost over £250 you can request a meeting to discuss the proposed works.

4. If you have paid your account and a subsequent complaint about the cost or quality of the service results in the cost being reduced, you will receive an immediate refund on conclusion of the complaint procedure. You can find a copy of the complaints booklet here.

5. The price of services varies depending on your location and type of property. Please refer to the latest prices you have been sent. If you need a new list please contact the office.

How Can I Set Up A Direct Debit?

By Telephone 0800 093 8823 or 0131 337 3222 or request a form here

What are alternatives to online payment of rent?

Bank Standing Order
You can arrange to have your payment made directly from your bank account to the Association. This means that you don’t have to worry about remembering to make the payment each week or each month, the money is taken automatically from your account and transferred to us.

If you want to start paying by Bank Standing Order, please contact your Housing Officer and ask for a form.

If you pay by Bank Standing Order, you do have to remember to advise your bank to increase the payment when the annual rent increase is applied in April.

Direct Debit
You can sign up now to pay Direct Debit from your bank account – this is a secure payment method, and means that you don’t have to worry about making any changes required to your payments in the future. We can deal with that for you, but of course you will always be notified of any changes before they are applied.

If you want to pay by Direct Debit, please contact the office or fill out the Direct Debit Form here and post in to the office.

Housing Benefit
If you are on a limited income, you may be entitled to Housing Benefit and should submit an an application to City of Edinburgh Council. Your Housing Officer can give you advice about this and can also help you to submit a claim.

Payment Card
You can use your Payment Card to make payments at any Post Office. You can also use the same card to pay at any outlet using Payzone – this includes many supermarkets, local shops and garages, whichever is most convenient for you. (The fact that many of these outlets are open late at night, and at weekends, should make it easier for you to pay at a time that suits you).

Payments you make using the Payment Card are credited to your rent account within one working day of you making the payment.

Cheque/Cash Payments
The Association’s office is not a cash office, therefore we would discourage you from calling at the office to make payments – however, we will accept payments in the office in exceptional circumstances.

What happens if I encounter difficulties in paying rent?

If you are experiencing any difficulties paying your rent, either because you find it hard to use any of the payment methods outlined here, or because you are experiencing financial difficulties, please contact your Housing Officer immediately.

The Association has a Policy that outlines how it deals with non-payment of rent. You can access the Policy by clicking here.

Our aim is to assist tenants who are experiencing difficulties paying their rent – however we will take firm action (including legal action) against any tenants who do not make and keep arrangements to pay their arrears.

We would also encourage you to contact other agencies for independent advice, particularly if we are taking legal action against you. Click here.

Contact Us About Payments

Use this form for queries specifically about payments

11 Washington Lane Edinburgh EH11 2HA

Call Us: 0131-337-3222 or 0800-093-8823

Email: payments@manorestates.org.uk