What is the issue/problem this proposal will help with?

Party Houses:

Noise/ ASB/ Litter/ Impact on resources/ lack of regulation and accountability

How do we know that this is a problem?

Being on receiving end of ASB/Abuse.

Condition of roads and properties.

Police call-outs

Noise disturbing neighbours

What needs to happen?

Coordination/ Joint working with home owners with an aim of dealing with ‘problem guests’ and safeguarding fabric of buildings being rented out.

Who needs to be involved?

Owners of party houses/ holiday lets

Neighbours of party houses

Private Security companies

What will they need to do?

Property owners employ private security

Contact number given to neighbours

Holiday guests get one warning and then they are out

Neighbours call security when needed

What resources/ things will they need?

Time and investment from homeowners and neighbours

Neighbourhood coordination – Volunteer?

Knowing who owns properties

Opportunities to create/maintain community engagement ad buy-in

What are the obstacles or problems with doing this?

Resistance from Landlords

Reluctance/ fear of neighbours to get involved

Suitable security companies

People moving away creating streets with very few permanent residents – ‘Ghettos’ of holiday lets

How will we know if this has helped?

Less Crime

Fewer neighbourhood complaints

Fewer Police calls

People stay living in central areas rather than moving away because of noise

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