Crime and nuisance can take many different forms and some of
these are explained below. You use our online form
Reporting crime and nuisance
We understand how much stress can be caused
and we want to make reporting incidents as easy as possible.
These incidents can happen anywhere. Staff are
trained to recognise and deal with incidents you report.
To report an incident of crime or nuisance,
please speak to a member of our Customer Services Team on 0845 112
600 or complete an online form.
Anti-social behaviour covers a wide range of
unacceptable activity that can affect the quality of community
life, including acts of nuisance, disorder and annoyance. Examples
— drug abuse and drug dealing
— damage to property
— groups of people causing annoyance
— fly tipping
— nuisance from pets (dogs barking, foul smells).
Hate crime, harassment and
Hate crimes are motivated by an offender’s
prejudice against a certain social group, including race, gender,
age, disability, sexuality, culture or belief.
Harassment is a similar offence but is
targeted, happens regularly and is an ongoing problem. They can
take many forms including:
— physical attacks
— threat of attack
— verbal abuse or insults.
Abuse is any behaviour towards someone (or
something) that causes harm. It can be caused without someone
realising they are doing it. It can be a single act or repeated
actions. It can be emotional, financial, physical, sexual and
discriminatory. Examples of unacceptable behaviour include hitting,
pushing, swearing, theft, taking money without permission and using
cause these problems?
Anyone can be responsible for acts of
anti-social behaviour, hate crime, harassment and abuse.
They can be caused by anyone and affect anyone
– men, women, young, old, friends, family, relatives, neighbours,
tenants, residents and even staff.
We don’t tolerate any abuse towards or from
our tenants, residents, visitors or staff.
If you, or anyone you know, are experiencing
any problems, it’s important that you tell us or someone you trust
How we can help
To find out when we can help and what we can
do to help you, please read our Antisocial Behaviour leaflet.