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Hi, I'm Lea
Is this a joint tenancy in both your names, or only in his name?
Please read the following:
If you are joint tenants, then you are jointly and severally liable for the rent payments - so if he leaves, the landlord could ask either of you, or both, to make the rent payments, and if the rent failed to be paid, the landlord could chase both of you for any default.
Your husband cannot end the tenancy without both of you agreeing to move out - him leaving does not end your joint tenancy - it only ends if you both leave the property at the same time. If one of you stays, the joint tenancy continues (if it is outside of the fixed term it continues as a monthly periodic tenancy) and you both remain responsible for the rent.
To answer your specific question, your husband is not legally obliged to provide you with any income once he leaves you, until or unless a court orders him to pay you spousal maintenance. If you cannot afford the rent where you currently live, you should agree to terminate the tenancy and find yourselves somewhere you can each afford individually.
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