Housing Help please

(3 Posts)
crazygracieuk Fri 11-Jan-13 20:38:52

H and I (divorce just started) own our house. It's on the market.

We want to sell it and rent 2 separate houses. H will fund his rent while I want to claim LHA and top up from maintenance.

Do I have to wait for the divorce to be finalised before I can claim? How does it work with landlords? Do you start the tenancy from when council start paying LHA or won't council pay LHA until I have a tenancy?

donteatthefiggypudding Fri 11-Jan-13 21:23:36

Hi crazy. i don't know the answer, as my xh and i rented privately; but i'm bumping for you...

olgaga Mon 14-Jan-13 08:11:24

No you don't have to wait for the divorce to claim, particularly if you are living apart.

There's lots of information and links to point you in the right direction here.

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