There is no government scheme view to be awarded compensation although the court can award compensation to be paid to you by the accused if they are found guilty. However if they are in rented accommodation, they are likely to have no assets or money that they are paying you, it’s likely to be a lifetime of payment which you may struggle to get.
In Northern Ireland there is a statutory scheme but not as far as I’m aware in mainland England & Wales.
You can however make a claim in England & Wales even if there wasn’t a prosecution if you can prove on the balance of probabilities (a criminal prosecution has to be proven “beyond all reasonable doubt” which is much higher).
Some reading: https://www.accident-claim-expert.co.uk/criminal/criminal-compensation-claim.html
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