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Disabled Wheelchair User - Why is stuff dumped outside my home!?
I recently got housed after escaping domestic abuse by the council, and was high priority due to also being disabled and being in a wheelchair.
I love my home, it’s a really nice quiet area and I do generally feel safe here.
However, am I being unreasonable? (See photos)
There is a bunch of building supplies that’s been dumped/fly tipped outside my bedroom window (and subsequently on the drop curb for me to leave my patio doors) including Jerry cans, a ladder, bricks, oil pots and some horrible looking bench that’s been made of pallets that is going mouldy. I saw a man isn’t a resident kind of lurking there, when I asked him if it all belonged to him he said no it belongs to my upstairs neighbours who are builders.
additionally, there is this shed that has been erected on the tiny bit of patio outside my home which actually blocks me from opening one of my windows fully. I saw a man drive in several times and use this shed, he said he doesn’t live here but “stores stuff” ?! This is a private close and I don’t know why this is outside my patio doors if it doesn’t belong to a resident.
the upstairs neighbours are two quite intimidating looking and sounding 6”+ guys. I’ve tried to introduce myself as their new neighbour but they didn’t seem interested. I’ve heard them shouting on the phone before too and they rarely open the door (I knocked once when I moved as they’d locked the communal gas cupboard)
what do I do?
I am disabled and autistic with ptsd of domestic violence so quite vulnerable to ask alone, so quite scared to approach them and ask them to move this stuff, but also this is causing me to go into the road on a blind corner to leave from my patio doors (having recently just been run over by a car I’m terrified for this to happen again) and 2, this shed that is here nobody that doesn’t live here should be storing anything there, and if they don’t have planning permission for it which I highly doubt shouldn’t it be gone?
Do I email my housing association about it instead I don’t want to “tell” on anyone but the thought of strangers on my property let alone sitting outside my bedroom window and ladders outside my house gives me the idk!! please help!
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