Eligibility for accommodation
Ipswich Housing & Support Services Inc. (IHSSI) Eligibility for Housing-
In accordance with the IHSSI funding agreements and Homelessness Program Guidelines (May 2018) , you will be eligible for IHSSI housing services if you are
1. Homeless or at imminent risk of homelessness, for example someone who is living in their car temporarily with a friend, or a person who has been given a week to leave their current housing.
A person is considered to be homeless or at risk of homelessness if they are living in:
improvised dwellings or 'sleeping rough'
short-term or emergency accommodation
temporary arrangements without security of tenure, for example staying with friends or relatives,
in boarding houses or motels
unsafe or inadequate accommodation, for example where domestic/family violence or abuse
threatens the person’s safety or there is severe overcrowding.
2. Housed but at risk of homelessness, for example a family who is struggling to maintain a tenancy after losing a job and is unable to pay rent.
Our Eligibility Policy for Housing can be viewed here:
Homelessness Program Guidelines (May 2018)
Homelessness Program Guidelines (May 2018) can be viewed here: