Racist harassment and housing services

Author: Chahal, Kusminder

Briefing series: Better Housing Briefing Paper 2

Publisher: Race Equality Foundation

Publication date: May 2007

Racist harassment and housing services
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Although official figures indicate that racist harassment is decreasing, many incidents are reported only at a crisis point when abuse can no longer be tolerated. To support victims effectively social landlords have to ensure that they understand the victim’s perspective and can use a range of codes of practice, good practice guidelines and resources to help them respond to racist incidents.