What is anti-social behaviour?

We take anti-social behaviour in our homes and communities seriously.

Anti-social behaviour includes a wide range or unacceptable behaviour that affects the quality of life for tenants or other people living in our areas.

If you believe you are suffering from anti-social behaviour, please get in touch.

Incidents and issues may be estate management or tenancy breaches. Your housing officer will talk to you about possible actions or solutions. They may also put you in touch with other organisations who could help.

What is anti-social behaviour?
 

  • serious assault
  • serious harassment
  • hate crime – based on race, sexual orientation, gender, disability or belief
  • aggressive or abusive behaviour
  • drug-related activity
  • noise nuisance/disturbance
  • neighbour disputes
  • verbal/written harassment
  • vandalism
  • serious damage to property
  • non-accidental fires
  • graffiti
  • dog fouling in public places
  • fly-tipping.

What is not anti-social behaviour?
 

  • parking issues
  • boundary issues
  • cooking smells
  • dogs barking and issues with pets
  • untidy gardens.

How do I report anti-social behaviour?
 

You should report any incident about you, or a member of your household, to your housing officer. They'll record it, investigate it and take action according to our anti-social behaviour policy.

You can report it on My DC, by using our online form or by calling us on 0131 478 8888. Don't have an account yet? Sign up for My DC. It's safe and secure, and it only takes a few minutes.

If you have a serious or urgent problem: