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Housing Help please

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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.

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...

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?

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