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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

A Place to Call Home – Michelle’s Story

Michelle and her husband didn’t know where to turn. She knew that they needed to do something, to find someone who could help them. But at the beginning, it seemed as if there was no one who could bring them justice. It started during a snow storm. Michelle and her husband were looking for an […]

Opening Acts: July 6, 2017

Rabsky Group Sued for Building Inaccessible Apartments in Brooklyn and Queens FHJC Testing Investigation Documents Fair Housing Violations On July 6, 2017, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) filed a federal lawsuit in the Eastern District of New York alleging that a major developer of rental buildings failed to design and construct two rental buildings […]

Opening Acts: June 16, 2017

Race Discrimination Case Involving Brooklyn Rental Building Resolved Agreement Aims at Ensuring Compliance with Fair Housing Laws Yesterday, the Hon. Allyne B. Ross approved a settlement agreement to resolve a federal lawsuit filed in the Eastern District of New York (EDNY) by the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) and four African American testers in October […]

Acting for Justice: C.’s Story

It was fall of 2009 when C. spoke with the Actors Work Program about a different kind of job opportunity. He was in the in-between state, having just finished working in a long-running Broadway show and waiting for his next acting job. Like most actors, C. had taken on all kinds of jobs to pay […]

Statement by the Fair Housing Justice Center Supporting the Passage of Intro 1458 – Fair Residential Cooperative Disclosure Law

The Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC), a regional civil rights organization based in New York City, strongly supports passage of the Fair Residential Cooperative Disclosure Law (Intro 1458). In our view, this law will bring greater fairness, accountability, and transparency to a process that has, for too long, been cloaked in secrecy. The passage of […]