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Advice and information for people living in council-owned housing.

This is the current Tenancy Agreement /conditions of tenancy for Council Tenants. It should be read in conjunction with the Tenants’ Handbook

If you can’t pay your rent, you should contact us as soon as possible. If we know there is a problem, we can often help you.
What needs to happen when a council tenant, who had no-one living with them, dies.
If you are a council tenant or leaseholder living in a designated area you can apply for a parking permit.
To deal with a condensation problem effectively, you will need to keep your home ventilated, keep it warm and reduce moisture.
The Council's aim is to "effectively maintain and improve the housing stock and local environment" in order that our stock will meet, and exceed, the Decent Homes Standard set by the Government.
We recognise that keeping pets and animals can improve a person’s wellbeing and life enjoyment. This policy statement outlines our approach to the keeping of pets and animals by IBC tenants.


Contact Details

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

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01473 433370