We want you, your family and your neighbours to enjoy living in your home and community.
We know experiencing antisocial behaviour can be difficult and distressing. We take reports of antisocial behaviour (ASB) very seriously. We make it clear that it is not acceptable and should not be tolerated, permitted or conducted by our residents.
We are committed to stopping any ASB and will take the necessary steps to resolve any ASB issues as quickly and efficiently as possible.
What is antisocial behaviour?
Assault or physical violence
Aggressive or threatening language or behaviour
Graffiti (all types)
Dumping of litter or rubbish
Racist or homophobic abuse or graffiti
Pets allowed to cause a nuisance
Inconsiderate parking and abandoned vehicles
Hate crime – ASB motivated by race, gender, sexuality, age or disability
What should I do if antisocial behaviour is taking place near me?
If you feel that antisocial behaviour is taking place, such as excessive noise, disturbance or damage to property, then contact the police on 725111.
The AHA Manager will advise you to contact the police and if the incident is happening out of office hours, but please make the AHA Manager aware of the incident.
If you have any concerns and are unsure whether to involve the police at this stage, please get in touch with the AHA Manager who will be able to advise and take any further action if necessary. contact us.
What is harassment?
Harassment is more specific than nuisance and is directed against a particular person, family or group of people because of who they are.
It may stem from any one of a number of reasons such as race, colour, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or family circumstances but whatever the reason, harassment will not be accepted.
Abuse or harassment include attacks on property as well as people and can include:
Attack or threats directed at a tenant, members of their household or their belongings; and
indirect contact (for example, anonymous letters).
If your behaviour causes nuisance or harassment to neighbours or people living in our other properties, you will be breaking your Tenancy Agreement. AHA will take action against you if this behaviour continues and you will risk losing your home.
AHA will also take action if you, members of your household or your visitors assault, abuse or harass neighbours, our staff, our contractors or people living in our other properties.
What should you do?
Please follow the same procedure as antisocial behaviour.