Council and housing associations are not making full use of
measures designed to tackle racism. Probationary tenancies,
anti-social behaviour orders, injunctions and multi-agency working
are available sanctions that are not being used enough, according
to consultants Lemos & Crane.
They say landlords and housing officers are insufficiently aware
of the options, and continue to give dealing with racism a low
However, the consultants accept that most landlords provide
basic support mechanisms like panic buttons.