Living with your partner: your rights and responsibilities

If you move in with your partner, your rights depend on whether you rent or own your home. They also vary if you're married, in a civil partnership or living together.

Your rights if you or your partner own your home

Your rights if you or your partner rent your home

Decisions to make before moving in with your partner

Civil partnerships and your housing rights

Last updated: 15 February 2022

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