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  • Staying in the family home in the long term

    Your options if you and your ex-partner decide not to sell the family home and need to decide who will stay.

  • Help with housing costs

    If your partner moves out, you may need help to cope with paying the bills, household expenses and rent or mortgage on your own.

  • Taking legal action

    If you and your partner cannot resolve your housing issues, you may have to go to court. What you need to do before considering court action, and how you can pay for it.

  • Selling the family home

    If you and your partner split up, you might want to sell your home. Your rights to sell or receive a share depend on your relationship and who owns the home.

  • Things to think about when you split up from a partner

    Separating from your partner is never going to be easy. You will find yourself faced with a lot of practical and potentially distressing decisions about your home, finances and your children.

  • 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.

  • What does a "family home" mean?

    The family home means where you and your partner live together. It can be rented, or one or both of you may own it. You don't have to have children to have a family home.

  • Living as separate households

    You may find you can't afford to move out of your shared home immediately. If your split has been amicable, you may be able to divide your home between you and live separately.

  • Mortgage arrears for joint mortgages

    If you have a joint mortgage, you are all equally liable for keeping up the repayments, even if someone moves out. The lender can pursue any one of you for the money if someone fails to pay.

  • 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.

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