Housing Tenants Urged To Report Hate Crime

A housing group in the West Midlands is hoping they can stop their tenants becoming victims of hate crime.

Viridian Housing has sent out red card to all their customers encouraging them to report any cases of hate crime and to seek support.

Some police forces across the country have recorded a rise in reports of hate crime since the UK voted to leave the EU.

Director Matt Campion told Heart the increase in hate crime since last year can't all be explained by Brexit adding that hate crime against sexuality and gender groups has increased as well as racially motivated hate crimes.

The red cards contain information about support groups as well as the Police and Mr Campion added that the housing group are not trying to get in the way of policing but they want to help support tenants and prevent hate crime taking place.

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