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Working in partnership to tackle anti-social behaviour






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Working in partnership to tackle anti-social behaviour

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A leading local homes provider is backing a national campaign aimed at tackling anti-social behaviour (ASB) as it strives to build stronger, safer communities across Staffordshire and Shropshire. 

The Homes Plus community safety team has a vital role in supporting customers and has joined efforts to raise awareness of the issue during ASB Awareness Week (July 18 - 24), which was launched in Parliament on Monday.

Organised by Resolve, community safety specialists, the week is supported by the Home Office, Local Government Association, National Police Chiefs' Council and the National Fire Chiefs' Council as well as many local organisations across the Country, including Homes Plus. 

Julie Harvey, community safety manager at Homes Plus, explained: "We already work with local councils, the police and other agencies to reduce ASB, and to respond appropriately when incidents are reported to us.

"Anti-social behaviour has a significant impact on people's mental health and sense of security, and it harms the wider community. We respond robustly to any reports of ASB involving our residents."

The safety and wellbeing of residents and communities remains the top priority of Homes Plus. We work with both the perpetrators and those affected by ASB to try to reach agreement and resolve any issues.  Where this cannot be achieved, we will use all the powers available to us, which could in the most serious cases result in someone being evicted from their home.  

Throughout ASB Awareness Week, Homes Plus has been playing its part by highlighting the ways customers and other members of the community can report their concerns, and the support available.

Julie added: "We are wholeheartedly behind this campaign that fits well with our mission to make a positive difference to homes, lives and communities." 

Any incidents of ASB can be reported 24/7, through a dedicated section of the Homes Plus website

Please remember that if you are in immediate danger, you should always call the police on 999.

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Background for editors

Homes Plus is a social landlord which owns more than 19,000 homes in Staffordshire and Shropshire.

Registered as a Charitable Community Benefit Society, Homes Plus is a Housing Plus Group company. The Group is a leading provider of quality, affordable homes and care services that customers can trust. Member companiesalso include Care Plus, Property Plus and Severn Homes.

With a vision to be a resilient organisation, making a positive difference to homes, lives and communities, Housing Plus Group employs around 1,000 people in Staffordshire and Shropshire. The growing Group is addressing the housing crisis locally, by building new homes for rent, shared ownership and outright sale. It has committed to delivering one-third more hours of care and support for older people in their own homes and to creating new apprenticeship opportunities in the Group and its supply chain.

Housing Plus Group is inspired by the CLARITY values which are the foundations of its work: Communication, Learning, Accountable, Respectful, Inclusive, Trust and You.

The Regulator of Social Housing (RSH) requires that all registered providers confirm compliance with the Regulatory Framework, Governance and Financial Viability Standard. Housing Plus Group complies with this standard, holding the RSH highest rating for governance and viability: G1 and V1. Please visit to find out more.

Further information

Mara Hargreaves
Head of marketing and communications 
m:07800 619 863

Kerry Stanley
Marketing and communications officer
m: 07891 208882

Martin Farrow
CHANGEWORKS Communications
t: + 44 (0) 1785 247588
m: +44 (0)7771 970025