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    I own a flat on a council estate. Our tenants informed us of problems last week.

    In the last few months, a woman council tenant moved into the estate and she has been attracting undesirable people at all hours especially at night. I do wonder if this council tenant had been moved to the estate because she caused trouble elsewhere. Many tenants on the estate including mine have been complaining to the Police and the council and have apparently been diarising the inappropriate behaviour and noise.

    TODAY, we have been told by the housing officer that she went to the flat as a result of all the complaints and on seeing no one at home immediately had the flat boarded up. Now, I don't know what kind of authorisation she has, but boy she's a fast worker.

    Just wanted to share that with y'all.

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