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Solving housing need workshop

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Housing workshop

A housing strategy workshop was held in Ipswich to find solutions to the town’s housing need.

The event at IP-City Centre brought together the Borough Council, housing associations, tenant representatives, landlords and other stakeholders to help shape the Council’s Housing Strategy.

Workshop themes

There were a number of guest speakers followed by workshops around the themes of:

  • Meeting the housing needs of vulnerable people and those in need of support;
  • Increasing the supply and access to affordable housing;
  • Making the best use of and increasing the quality of existing stock;
  • Preventing homelessness and rough sleeping.


Presentations helped to give background to the issues facing housing and detail on the household make-up for our region.

Arch presentation - The National Housing and Policy Context

Colchester Borough Council  - Housing Strategy for Colchester 2015 - 2020

Ipswich Borough Council - Ipswich Housing Services

Contact Details

Ipswich Borough Council,
Housing Policy & Strategy,
3E Grafton House,
15-17 Russell Road,

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01473 432000