Anti – social behaviour, What is it? and how can you be helped?

December 30, 2011

Landlord Information

People feeling safe in their home is one of the most important things in life. Having anti – social behaviour around can affect the quality of life for an individual or even and entire community.

Anti – social behaviour

Anti – social behaviour is a wide spectrum of problems that can cause up set and leave people feeling unsafe in their home and community.

Anti – social behaviour problems include:

  • Nuisance Neighbours
  • Aggressive Behaviour
  • Harassment or Intimidation
  • Begging and Anti – Social Drinking
  • Vandalism, Graffiti or Damage
  • Drug Dealing

People who can help with anti – social problems

There are people there who can help you, you can be a landlord or a tenant, they are there to give you guidance and hopefully put a stop to anti – social behaviour.

Anti - social behaviour, there are people there to help!

  • The Police
  • Local Authorities
  • Social Landlords
  • Housing Associations

If you have been threatened with violence, had an assault carried out on yourself or another person, you are a witness to drug dealing or a hate crime the police should be contacted immediately.

There are also community police officers who can help with anti – social behaviour and they also hold regular anti – social behaviour meetings.

You can also ask your local authority (for example your local council) to see if they can help deal with problems such as:

  • Abandoned Vehicles
  • Graffiti
  • Damage to public property
  • Noise

The local authority also have anti – social behaviour coordinators who can deal with anti – social behaviour problem areas.

To follow – How to deal with anti social behaviour as a landlord and tenant.

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