Information on renting or buying your home and your housing options when you separate from your partner.
One of our experienced advisors Lisa from the Advice and Information team has produced a blog which spotlights Frequently Asked Questions on Housing options which you read here.
Renting a home
You can rent your home from a social or private landlord.
Help to pay rent
You may get financial help to pay your rent with Housing Benefit, Universal Credit or a Discretionary Housing Payment.
Help to pay Council Tax
You may not have to pay your full Council Tax bill if you are on a low income or are the only adult in the house.
Owning a home
Buying a home and help to pay your mortgage.
Support if your ex-partner is abusive
What to do if you are a victim of domestic abuse.
Staying in or leaving a rented home after a separation
This information explains who can continue to live in the house you rent after separation.
Stay in, leave or sell an owned home after separation
This information is about staying in, leaving or selling your home and about paying the mortgage.