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  • Your rights if your partner wants you to move out

    Do you need to leave your home when your relationship breaks down? You can also work out if you have the right to return to your home after you have left.

  • Financial issues if you're leaving domestic abuse

    Many women are reluctant to leave their partners because they don't have the financial resources to support themselves on their own. However, there are ways you can get help.

  • Your rights if your partner moves out

    This page explains your rights if you rent your family home and your partner moves out. This may cause problems if your partner is the tenant and your name is not on the tenancy agreement.

  • How did you become homeless?

    Before it can offer you permanent accommodation, the council must check whether you deliberately did or didn't do something that resulted in you becoming homeless.

  • Paying the mortgage

    If your partner moves out, you'll need to consider how to pay your mortgage. How you may be able to get help to pay and alternative options.

  • New Supply Shared Equity scheme

    This page explains how the New Supply Shared Equity scheme works, who is eligible to apply and what to do if you're interested in making an application.

  • Staying in the family home in the short term

    Explains if your partner can evict you if your relationship breaks down. Helps you check if you have the right to return home and short term solutions.

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