- Q What is anti-social behaviour?
A Anti-social behaviour is defined in law as behaviour which causes or is likely to cause harassment alarm and or distress to others. It directly affects victims, witnesses and the neighbourhood. There are many types of anti-social behaviour, including rowdy behaviour, intimidation, noise and drug dealing.
- Q Why do Social Landlords get involved in dealing with it?
A Social Landlords have an obligation to take action if a tenant, a member of their family or a visitor behaves in an anti-social way. Such behaviour is not limited to the way they behave in their home, but neighbourhood-wide.
- Q What powers does SLCNG have to tackle anti-social behaviour?
A SLCNG itself does not have any powers. It is a membership organisation with the aims of lobbying for extra powers that its members [social landlords] might need and to spread good practice in tackling anti-social behaviour.
- Q what influence does SLCNG have?
A Since it was formed in 1995, SLCNG has worked in partnership with Government departments and other agencies to develop new legislation and powers to tackle anti-social behaviour. It has a voice that is listened to by all those involved. SLCNG is recognized as the leading housing based organisation committed to tackling anti-social behaviour.