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 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) […]

Opening Acts: March 9, 2018

Disability Discrimination Alleged at Manhattan Apartment Building Defendants Failed to Comply with Fair Housing Accessibility Requirements Today, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) and a current resident with disabilities who uses a wheelchair filed a federal lawsuit against the owners, builders, and architects of a recently constructed Manhattan apartment building at 535 W. 43rd Street […]