Anti social behaviour and disability: the response of social landlords

HUNTER, C., HODGE, N., NIXON, J. and PARR, S. (2007). Anti social behaviour and disability: the response of social landlords. People, place and policy online, 1 (3), 37-47.

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Abstract

This paper reports some of the findings of a review conducted by the authors for the Disability Rights Commission (DRC) on ‘Disabled people’s experiences of anti-social behaviour and harassment in social housing.’ The paper focuses on two elements of the review: the impact of disability on the decision to take legal action and how policies and procedures to tackle anti-social behaviour deal with disability issues. It also briefly considers how social landlords monitor disability. It illustrates how many social landlords may be failing to fulfil their disability equality duties imposed by the Disability Discrimination Act 2005 when dealing with anti-social behaviour directed at or committed by disabled people.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: anti-social behaviour, disability, social housing
Research Institute, Centre or Group: Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research
Identification Number: 10.3351/ppp.0001.0003.0005
Depositing User: Ann Betterton
Date Deposited: 20 Jul 2009
Last Modified: 22 Oct 2010 16:40
URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/821

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