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Advice and support for people who own their homes.

There are a huge variety of reasons for a house being left vacant and as a result there are no 'quick fix' solutions to the problem of empty properties
We can sometimes provide grants and assistance for eligible homeowners, landlords and private tenants of properties within the Ipswich borough boundary.
Grants for disabled adaptations are available to help you live more comfortably in your own home by providing the necessary alterations to meet your needs.
Suffolk's Warm Homes Healthy People project helps vulnerable people and families make their homes cheaper to heat.
The Orwell Housing Association has secured grant funding from the Homes and Communities Agency to bring empty homes back into use to rent to local families and individuals.
The Council has a Private Sector Housing Renewal Policy that offers assistance to landlords and first time buyers who wish to bring a property that has been empty for longer than one year, back into use.
Knowing who is responsible for clearing a blocked drain or sewer is one of the hardest parts of drainage work.
To deal with a condensation problem effectively, you will need to keep your home ventilated, keep it warm and reduce moisture.

Contact Details

Private Sector Housing,
Ipswich Borough Council,
4W Grafton House,
15-17 Russell Road,
Ipswich,
IP1 2DE

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01473 433003