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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

Opening Acts: December 5, 2016

FHJC Complaint Cites Source of Income Discrimination at Parkchester FHJC Investigation Found that Owners and Managers Discriminate Against Tenants with Various Rental Subsidies Today, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) filed an administrative complaint with the New York City Human Rights Commission (NYCCHR) alleging that the owners and managers of rental housing at Parkchester in […]

Opening Acts: November 21, 2016

Westchester Town Sued for Racially Discriminatory Housing Programs FHJC Investigation Found Town of Eastchester Residency Preferences Discriminate Against African Americans and Hispanics Today, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) filed a lawsuit in federal court (SDNY) alleging that the Town of Eastchester in Westchester County maintains and enforces discriminatory residency preferences that suppress minority participation […]

Opening Acts: November 4, 2016

Suit Alleges Discriminatory Mortgage Lending Practices by Ulster Savings Bank African Americans and Whites Treated Unequally in FHJC Investigation Today, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) and three African American testers filed a lawsuit in federal court (SDNY) alleging that Ulster Savings Bank discriminates in its home mortgage lending practices on the basis of race.  […]

Opening Acts: October 27, 2016

FHJC Investigation Reveals Race Discrimination at Brooklyn Rental Building African Americans Lied to About Availability, Quoted Higher Rents, and Steered to Other Buildings Today, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) and four African American testers filed a lawsuit in federal district court (EDNY) alleging Robert Rankell & Martin Rankell, LP, Robert Rankell, Martin Rankell, Anastas […]

Opening Acts: October 14, 2016

Fair Housing Lawsuit Alleging Discrimination Against Deaf Elderly People Resolved Agreements Ensure Access to Auxiliary Services including American Sign Language (ASL) Interpreters at Assisted Living and Nursing Home Facilities   Today, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) announced that four operators of nursing homes and assisted living facilities have settled a lawsuit filed in federal court […]