We do not allow hate crimes or hate incidents in any form. We want everyone to feel safe and secure in their home and neighbourhood. Any information you give us is confidential unless we are legally required to report it.
Nobody should be treated less favourably because of their:
We deal with all claims confidentially and as a priority.
To report hate crime and hate incidents, you can:
If you need urgent support or are in an emergency, you can call the police on 999 or 101. You can also register with emergencySMS so you can send text messages to the police.
Hate crime can happen to anyone who has a protected characteristic.
Hate crime is a criminal offence and it breaches the conditions of our tenancy agreements.
Hate crimes can include:
This often makes people:
It can also cause financial hardship if their home or belongings are damaged.
A hate incident is not a criminal offence but may feel one to those involved. A hate incident that includes harassment is a crime.
Hate incidents include: