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The mission of the FAIR HOUSING JUSTICE CENTER (FHJC) is to eliminate housing discrimination, promote open, accessible, and inclusive communities, and strengthen enforcement of fair housing laws.


Opening Acts: November 24th, 2015

FHJC Celebrates its 10th Anniversary

Acting for Justice Awards Held at
Harlem’s World Famous Apollo Theater

On November 10, 2015, hundreds of FHJC supporters gathered to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the Fair Housing Justice Center and to honor those who have [...]

Opening Acts: November 18, 2015

Settlement Creates More Accessible Rental Housing

U.S. Attorney and Durst Organization Reach Agreement

On November 17, 2015, Preet Bharara, United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York announced that a federal disability discrimination case had been resolved against The Durst Organization and its affiliates and subsidiaries. The lawsuit alleged that Durst had engaged [...]

Opening Acts: November 5, 2015

Deaf People Face Widespread Discrimination in Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities

FHJC Probe Found Many Refused to Provide ASL Interpreter Services

On November 4, 2015, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) filed two federal lawsuits alleging that eleven operators of assisted living and nursing homes refused to make American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters available [...]

Opening Acts: November 3, 2015

Long Island Developer Builds Inaccessible Rental Housing in Brooklyn and Queens

FHJC Testing Investigation Documents Civil Rights Violations

On October 30, 2015, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) filed three federal lawsuits in the Eastern District of New York alleging that a major developer of luxury rental buildings failed to design and construct two new [...]

Opening Acts: October 15, 2015

Acting for Justice Awards on November 10th 

Show Your Support for Fair Housing 

FHJC Celebrates 10th Anniversary at Harlem’s World Famous Apollo Theater

The Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) will celebrate its 10th Anniversary with an Acting for Justice Awards Benefit and Reception on Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at Harlem’s World Famous Apollo Theater, located [...]