Racist harassment and housing services
Author: Chahal, Kusminder
Briefing series: Better Housing Briefing Paper 2
Publisher: Race Equality Foundation
Publication date: May 2007
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.