Dealing with anti-social behaviour: Protecting repeat vulnerable victims

Guidance for housing managers

The Home Office document ‘Putting victims first’ [30] aims to help agencies identify and support high-risk victims of anti-social behaviour. The report shares knowledge from trials with eight police forces. The details of the trials are available in the report ‘Focus on the victim’. [31]

Five key principles to protect repeat vulnerable victims were identified:

The Department for Communities and Local Government [32] has identified measures that landlords can take to support people who may be at risk from anti-social behaviour: