What do the scholars of the Dīn and muftīs of the Sacred Law state regarding the following issue: In our culture, the wife moves in with the husband and lives with him – is this necessary, or can the husband go to live in his wife’s home after getting married?

Questioner: Muhammad from Australia


بسم اللہ الرحمن الرحیم
الجواب بعون الملک الوھاب اللھم ھدایۃ الحق والصواب

Yes, a married man can live in his wife’s home, provided she is ok with it; there is no problem with this. Generally speaking, it is a condition for the husband to provide shelter for his wife i.e. a roof over her head. However, if the wife is content with him moving in, then he may do so.

واللہ تعالی اعلم ورسولہ اعلم صلی اللہ علیہ وآلہ وسلم
کتبہ ابو الحسن محمد قاسم ضیاء قادری

Answered by Mufti Qasim Zia al-Qadri
Translated by Haider Ali

Read the original Urdu answer here: [Q-ID0775] Can a Husband move into his Wife’s home after marriage?

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