One or both of you may want to carry on renting your home after your break-up, especially if it’s convenient for work, your children’s school, or near friends and family. The options available if you’re not married or in a civil partnership depend on your tenancy agreement and whether you’re renting from a private or social landlord.
Dividing the family home on separation if you were cohabiting – renting
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The process of answering the questions in each agreement builder should help you consider what outcomes are best for your children and both of you. They can form a useful starting point when discussing your situation with your ex-partner or a legal representative such as a solicitor.
Use this tool to do help you calculate your financial situation. Add the information to your 'Agreement builder - Dividing stuff tool' along with your thoughts around what outcomes you'd like to see.