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This section explains what antisocial behaviour is in the eyes of the law and what you can do about it if you are having problems in your area. If your neighbours are complaining about you, these pages will also help you to work out where you stand.
This page explains what antisocial behaviour is in the eyes of the law and gives some examples.
Whether you rent or own, there are a variety of things you can do to stop problems in your neighbourhood. Get practical tips on what you can do to try and alleviate the problem.
Most landlords of privately rented properties have to register with the council and take responsibility for antisocial behaviour that occurs in properties that they rent out. Find out more.
If antisocial behaviour is a problem in your area, your local council or registered social landlord might be able to get an antisocial behaviour order (ASBO), to stop it. Read this to find out how they work.
If the council, or a registered social landlord, has applied for an antisocial behaviour order against you, or someone in your household, this page gives you some guidance.
What you can do to show your neighbours you want to get on with them. Your neighbours are less likely to complain if you get on are more likely to talk to you about any problems that do come up.
If you rent it is possible that you could be evicted for antisocial behaviour in some circumstances. It also depends on who your landlord is and what kind of tenancy you have.
If the council decides that it isn't appropriate to apply for an antisocial behaviour order, there might be other things they can do to help. This section takes a look at some other possible solutions.
There are various things that can be done to stop children behaving antisocially. Whether the children are yours or someone else's, this section explains the options.