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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

Acting for Justice: A.M.T.’s Story

A.M.T. knows what it is like to live in inaccessible housing. She knows what it is like to be discriminated against. And she knows what it is like to advocate for and exercise her fair housing rights, which is what makes her work as a tester for the Fair Housing Justice Center’s (FHJC) Acting for […]

Opening Acts: May 5, 2017

Nursing Home and Assisted Living Facility Operators Settle Fair Housing Claims Brought by the FHJC Agreements Ensure Deaf and Hard of Hearing Populations Can Access Auxiliary Aids and Services Today, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) announced that several defendants have settled a lawsuit that was filed in the Eastern District of New York (EDNY) […]

Acting for Justice: J.R.’s Story

We all have a responsibility to ensure that housing is open and equally accessible to all. We are called as citizens to make sure that all people are afforded their rights under the law. That is why J.R. works as a tester for the Fair Housing Justice Center’s (FHJC) Acting for Justice program. J.R. first […]

A Place to Call Home: Allison’s Story

Allison didn’t think much about it at the time. It was just a strange comment – one that could easily be meaningless. She had no proof that something was off, at least not yet. Allison and her boyfriend at the time, now husband, were looking for an apartment in Queens. She spent time walking around […]

Opening Acts: April 4, 2017

Bronx Landlord Refuses to Accept Section 8 Housing Vouchers FHJC Testing Investigation Verified Alleged Source of Income Discrimination On April 3, 2017, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) and Rosalba Tejada Gonzalez, a tenant with disabilities who resides with her adult son at a rental building in the Bronx, filed a lawsuit in the Supreme […]