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What is anti-social behaviour (ASB)?

Acting in a manner that caused or was likely to cause harassment, alarm or distress to one or more persons not of the same household.

How does ASB affect our tenants?

Any ASB caused by or affecting anyone living on our estates is dealt with by our Housing Neighbourhood teams. If the ASB you wish to report is not relating to our estates, please see Tackling anti-social behaviour in our Community safety section.

How do I report a crime?

Please remember if you witness a crime or an emergency you must always report to the police first by calling 999 in an emergency or 101 for non urgent incidents.

How do I report anti-social behaviour to the Council?

You can Contact us by phone, email or in person.

What happens when I report anti-social behaviour?

Your complaint will be sent to the Neighbourhood Officer for your area, who will acknowledge your complaint. The Neighbourhood Officer will contact you to discuss how you wish to progress your complaint. 

How we deal with anti-social behaviour

Once we receive a report of anti social behaviour your Neighbourhood Officer will look into your complaint and carry out an investigation. Further details can be found here.

Worried about reporting anti-social behaviour?

Click here if you are worried about reporting anti-social behaviour

Want to know more about our processes?

For further information, please see ASB Policy and ASB Procedures. The Mid Devon Housing (MDH) Anti Social Behaviour Policy was adopted by Cabinet on 4th July 2023 after recommendation by the Homes Policy Development Group on 13th June 2023. The ASB Policy now incorporates the MDH Domestic Abuse and MDH Harassment Policies. 

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