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  • Civil partnerships

    http://scotland.shelter.org.uk/get_advice/advice_topics/families_and_households/living_together/civil_partnershis

    A civil partnership gives same sex couples similar rights to opposite sex couples who are married. This page looks at housing rights for civil partners.

  • Rights if you or your partner own your home

    http://scotland.shelter.org.uk/get_advice/advice_topics/families_and_households/relationship_breakdown/rights_if_you_or_your_partner_own_your_home

    What to do if you and/or your partner own your home and your relationship breaks down. Who has rights to stay in the home, selling the home and who is responsible for the mortgage.

  • Mortgage to rent scheme

    http://scotland.shelter.org.uk/get_advice/advice_topics/paying_for_a_home/mortgage_arrears/mortgage_to_rent_scheme

    If you are at risk of repossession, a mortgage to rent scheme could allow you to remain in your home as a tenant. This page explains how mortgage to rent schemes work and who is eligible to apply.

  • Occupancy rights if you or your partner own your home

    http://scotland.shelter.org.uk/get_advice/advice_topics/families_and_households/relationship_breakdown/rights_if_you_or_your_partner_own_your_home/occupancy_rights_if_you_or_your_partner_own_your_home

    This page explains your rights when you split up from your wife, husband or partner and one of you owns the property.

  • Moving in together

    http://scotland.shelter.org.uk/get_advice/advice_topics/families_and_households/living_together/moving_in_together

    Moving in with a partner is a big step. This page looks at things you need to think about. It's important to know what your housing rights are so you're prepared.

  • Using the court to resolve disputes

    http://scotland.shelter.org.uk/get_advice/advice_topics/families_and_households/relationship_breakdown/using_the_court_to_resolve_disputes

    How the court can help resolve your housing issues. Court orders are not granted automatically, and the sheriff will need to look at both your situations before making a decision.

  • Transferring the tenancy

    http://scotland.shelter.org.uk/get_advice/advice_topics/families_and_households/relationship_breakdown/rights_if_you_rent_your_home/transferring_the_tenancy

    If your partner moves out, you might get the tenancy put into your name. How this works and what if your partner doesn't agree to this.

  • Your rights if you share rented accommodation

    http://scotland.shelter.org.uk/get_advice/advice_topics/families_and_households/sharing_rented_accommodation/your_rights_if_you_share_rented_accommodation

    If you're moving into shared rented accommodation, your rights depend on who you live with and if you have a joint or separate tenancy. This page looks at your rights.

  • About shared ownership

    http://scotland.shelter.org.uk/get_advice/advice_topics/finding_a_place_to_live/shared_ownership/about_shared_ownership

    Shared ownership is a cross between renting and buying. This page explains how shared ownership schemes work, who is eligible to apply and how you can make an application.

  • Why are you looking for accommodation?

    http://scotland.shelter.org.uk/get_advice/advice_topics/finding_a_place_to_live/why_are_you_looking_for_accommodation

    Whatever the reason you're looking for a new home, there is help for you find out more here.

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