Mutual exchanges

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The law gives council and housing association tenants the right to do a mutual exchange. Tenants must have their landlord's permission and be eligible to exchange.

Read the current advice from the Government on moving during the Coronavirus outbreak.

If you are looking to exchange but have not found someone to exchange with, then register free of charge on House Exchange. This website has been designed to bring together people from all over the UK who are looking to swap their home.

If you are an Ipswich Borough Council (IBC) tenant, or you are wanting to exchange with an IBC tenant, and have found someone to exchange with, both parties must complete an application form. Simply click on the pink button below:

Contact Details

Ipswich Borough Council,
Housing Services,
3E Grafton House,
15-17 Russell Road,

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01473 432000