Social landlord evicts persistent ASB offender
Published by Max Salsbury for 24dash.com in Housing and also in Communities, Legal
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Four Housing has worked with its tenants to evict a man responsible for persistent anti-social behaviour (ASB) from one of its properties.
David Miller was given the boot from his home in Poplar Street on the South Moor estate, Stanley following reports of violent threats and intimidating behaviour towards his neighbours.
Due to the cooperation of officers from the Southmoor community beat team and residents, a possession order was granted swiftly after all other avenues had been pursued.
Nigel Dowd, Four Housing's safer communities coordinator, said: “Our decision to take possession proceedings against Mr Miller shows that we will under no circumstances tolerate threats of violence or intimidating behaviour.
“This is testament to our hard working team and partners who are committed to reducing ASB and the residents who were pro-active in helping us to do so. We urge any of our tenants who are suffering as a result of ASB to contact us. Our message is clear - there is no need to suffer in silence.”