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Find housing, information for council tenants, advice for private tenants, landlords and homeowners and how we are working to help homeless people.

**A new Housing Online portal is now available for IBC tenants to manage their rent accounts and raise repairs online. Find out more here www.ipswich.gov.uk/housingonline**

Social housing fraud can take the form of illegal sub-letting or using false information to get a house in the first place.
Debt can significantly affect your quality of life, however there are many agencies that can help provide long term solutions to debt and help you manage your finances.
Ipswich Borough Council's Maintenance and Contracts team is based at Gipping House on the Hadleigh Road Industrial Estate.
Documents relating to housing research and housing markets
If you use land as a caravan/mobile/park home site you will almost always need planning permission and a site licence from the Council.
The Ipswich Housing Strategy sets out the Council's approach to housing over the next five years.
Ipswich Borough Council tries to meet Ipswich's housing needs by enabling the development of affordable homes for rent, as well as affordable home ownership.
As part of the Government’s Syrian Vulnerable Person Scheme, Suffolk’s Public Sector Leaders unanimously agreed in October 2015 to take up to 200 Syrian refugees over the next five years. Those coming to Suffolk and across the UK are those at severe risk of harm or death.
Local Authorities are required to publish details of the value of social housing stock that is held in their Housing Revenue Account.
As part of Ipswich Borough Council’s Asset Management Strategy, commitment to decarbonisation and reducing fuel poverty, we are taking a proactive approach to improving the energy efficiency and sustainability of our properties by carrying out Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) surveys on all our properties.


Contact Details

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

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01473 432000