Thank you for your question
My name is Clare
I shall do my best to help you but I need some further information first
Did you have your name removed from the tenancy when you left?
Did you actually ask to be removed from the tenancy?
My apologies for the delay
Technically if your name is ***** ***** the tenancy then I am afraid you are equally liable for the debt so far as the Housing Association is concerned - but you can recover any money you have to pay out from your ex.
You can also argue that you relied on the verbal information given that you woul dnot be laible - but without it in writing you may struggle
You need to apply to the housing association for a transfer of the tenancy and if they refuse because of the arrears then you may need to apply to the court for the tenancy to be transferred into your ex's sole name
I hope that this is of assistance - please ask if you need further details