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

LATEST FROM FHJC

Opening Acts: April 23, 2018

Westchester Developer to Increase Accessibility at Two Rockland County Apartment Complexes US ATTORNEY SETTLES DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION CASE On April 13, 2018, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York announced that a settlement had been reached in the federal fair housing lawsuit against Ginsburg Development Companies, which was filed in September […]

Opening Acts: April 12, 2018

New York State and Adult Homes Sued for Discriminating Against People Using Wheelchairs FHJC TESTING INVESTIGATION YIELDS EVIDENCE OF DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION Today, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) and two individuals filed a federal lawsuit alleging that New York State and four adult homes discriminate against people with disabilities who use wheelchairs. The two individual […]

Opening Acts: March 27, 2018

Fair Housing Lawsuit Filed Against Facebook FAIR HOUSING ORGANIZATIONS ALLEGE FACEBOOK’S ADVERTISING PLATFORM ENABLES HOUSING PROVIDERS TO DISCRIMINATE IN HOUSING Today, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC), the National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA), the Miami-based Housing Opportunities Project for Excellence (HOPE), and the Fair Housing Council of Greater San Antonio (FHCGSA) filed a fair housing […]

Opening Acts: March 19, 2018

FHJC Alleges Suburban Residency Preferences Advantage Whites and Perpetuate Segregation Amended Complaint Accuses Westchester Town of Intentional Discrimination Based on Race and National Origin On March 16, 2018, federal Magistrate Judge Judith C. McCarthy granted the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) leave to amend its complaint to allege that the Town of Eastchester has engaged […]

Opening Acts: March 12, 2018

FHJC and Major Nursing Home Operator Settle Fair Housing Lawsuit AGREEMENT TO ENSURE DEAF POPULATION HAS ACCESS TO ASL INTERPRETERS AND OTHER AUXILIARY AIDS AND SERVICES Today, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) announced that a settlement has been reached with defendants in a federal lawsuit filed in the Eastern District of New York (EDNY) […]