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Housing Options

The North Ayrshire Housing register landlords have launched a Housing Options advice scheme on their website. This will advise you on what housing options are available to you.

You can complete a housing option assessment at

Direct Debit

Direct Debit is the easiest way to pay your rent. To set up a direct debit, telephone 01294 324603 (have your bank details ready) or complete and return a Direct Debit mandate (PDF, 33kb).

Welfare Reform

The Welfare Reform Advice Team helps tenants on welfare reform changes, including helping you to apply for a discretionary housing payment to assist with your under occupancy charge. Phone them on: 0300 999 4606 or email

Are your home contents protected?

North Ayrshire Council offers an affordable home contents insurance scheme for our tenants. Premiums start from as little as £1.76 per fortnight (tenants aged under 60 years) and just £0.82 per fortnight (for tenants aged 60 years and over).

Find out more about the scheme.

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Pay rent

How, when and where to pay rent for North Ayrshire Council housing
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Council house mutual exchange

Details of, and how to arrange, a mutual exchange
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Apply for a house

Apply for a council house and assessment of need
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Repairs, maintenance and adaptations

Housing repairs and improvements, responsibilities for maintenance
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Homelessness support

Assistance for the homeless or those under threat of homelessness
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