Ipswich Borough Council takes anti-social behaviour (ASB) seriously and is committed to preventing, and where possible, resolving ASB cases in an effective manner.
We recognise that if the behaviour is allowed to persist, it can have a significant impact on a person’s quality of life and our aim is to ensure our residents enjoy a peaceful and safe environment to live in.
We have reviewed and re-drafted the Council Housing Anti-Social Behaviour Policy which applies to anyone living in or visiting an Ipswich Borough Council owned property, including tenants and leaseholders, and want to ask for your views.
The reasons for reviewing the current Council Housing Anti-Social Behaviour Policy are:
The revised policy outlines our guiding principles and underpins the Council’s ASB Procedures which will be set out in a separate document that covers what the Council considers to be anti-social, how complaints are reported and managed.
Our revised policy is based upon the following considerations and principles:
The consultation will start on Friday 29th January, if you have any comments or would like to send us your views on the proposals, you can respond to the consultation by completing the online survey or emailing ASB.Consultation@ipswich.gov.uk by 11:59pm on Friday 12th March 2021.
If you require a paper copy please email ASB.Consultation@ipswich.gov.uk
We will consider all the comments we receive and make any necessary changes to the draft ASB Policy.