Ipswich Lettings Experience Team (LET)

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Ipswich LET has been developed by Ipswich Borough Council to increase access to good quality homes in the private rented sector for anyone living in Ipswich.  It provides a professional, committed, and free service to private sector landlords with property available to rent in Ipswich.

Ipswich LET works with over 70 letting agents and over 60 private landlords across Ipswich. Since its inception in 2013 it has secured more than 90 tenancies. 

Landlord Offer 

If you are a private sector landlord or agent and would like Ipswich LET to help you find a suitable tenant we can offer the following services free of charge:

  • Rent Guarantee Scheme
  • Deposit Bond Scheme
  • Tenant Finding Service

Find out more at www.ipswichlettings.co.uk 

Landlord Testimonal 

“I couldn’t be happier, how easy and smooth the whole process is.  You basically did everything for me”     

Ipswich LET Landlord, 2018

Tenants Offer 

If you are looking for a private rented home please contact Housing Options in the first instance on 01473 433033, email housingoptions@ipswich.gov.uk or find information on the website.

Once a referral has been made, Ipswich LET may be able to assist you in the following ways: 

  • Assistance and advice for tenants to meet upfront costs attached to securing a property
    • Deposit (bond)
    • Rent in advance
  • Assistance and advice with Discretionary Housing Payment applications
  • Introduce you to landlords with suitable properties and offer you advice on renting privately
  • Tenant liaison service: dedicated point of contact for your tenancy, support to maintain your tenancy, advice and assistance throughout your tenancy  

Tenant Testimonial 

“Ipswich LET were brilliant, they went way beyond their job to help us not end up in a B & B!”   

LET Tenant, 2018

If you are a private sector landlord or agent and would like Ipswich LET to help you find a suitable tenant, or would just like an informal chat, please contact us on 01473 433221/433342 or email landlords@ipswich.gov.uk

Useful links on this page

Right Move -  Begin your search of looking for property in the private sector

Housing Options – For advice and assistance on housing 

Universal Credit - the new welfare benefit that replaces most existing benefits 

Home Group - If you think your tenant would benefit from a period of support that will enable them to sustain a tenancy more effectively, referrals or self referrals can be made here 

Discretionary Housing Payments – Financial help with rent deposits, rent in advance, admin fees and rent top ups