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FHJC Previews America Divided

FHJC Hosted VIP Reception and Free Screening of EPIX Original Docu-Series On October 5, 2016, hundreds gathered to support the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) and watch a special excerpt of the EPIX Original docu-series, America Divided. America Divided features stories about inequality in education, housing, healthcare, labor, criminal justice and the political system – […]

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Opening Acts: November 24th, 2015

FHJC Celebrates its 10th Anniversary Acting for Justice Awards Held at Harlem’s World Famous Apollo Theater On November 10, 2015, hundreds of FHJC supporters gathered to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the Fair Housing Justice Center and to honor those who have made significant contributions to fair housing.  NAACP President/CEO Cornell William Brooks, the evening’s […]

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2015 Acting for Justice Awards

On November 10, 2015, supporters of the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) converged on Harlem’s World Famous Apollo Theater to celebrate FHJC’s 10th Anniversary. It was an evening infused with inspiration, entertainment, and celebration. A premiere reception for sponsors, guests, and honorees was followed by a general reception for FHJC supporters. The Acting for Justice Awards […]

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View the FHJC Public Service Announcement

The National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA) in conjunction with the CauseWay Agency, a full-service advertising agency devoted to serving the communication needs of non-profit organizations, produced a new Public Service Announcement (PSA) for use by local fair housing organizations. The Fair Housing Justice Center (FHCJ) is distributing the new PSA to television stations in the […]

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FHJC Testers Featured on NPR’s This American Life

This American Life: House Rules  On November 22, 2013, the public radio program This American Life  featured a collection of stories focused on the issue of housing discrimination in the United States. In act one of the program, reporter Nancy Updike speaks with several Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) testers who are on the front lines of the struggle […]

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FHJC Featured on CUNY TV

Brian Lehrer Episode Focuses on NYC Housing Discrimination  On November 20, 2013, the Brian Lehrer show on CUNY TV focused on the state of housing discrimination in New York City. Mr. Lehrer met with Steve Brady and Keith Short, both of whom are featured in the FHJC film “A Matter Of Place”. He also spoke with Fred Freiberg, […]

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Opening Acts Newsletter: March 19, 2013

FHJC Settles Discrimination Case with NYC Realty Firm On March 15, 2013, federal Judge Deborah Batts signed a settlement agreement resolving FHJC’s housing discrimination lawsuit against Bond NYC Properties Brokerage (Bond), a realty company with over 300 agents. The settlement provides extensive injunctive relief and a total monetary recovery of $212,500. In the settlement, Bond […]

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Accessible Housing Workshop Dates for 2013 Announced

Accessible Housing Workshop Dates scheduled for April 11th and December 12th, 2013 Under the federal Fair Housing Amendments Act passed in 1988, new multifamily residential buildings (built since March 1991) are required to be designed and constructed to provide access to people with disabilities. Despite the existence of these requirements, rental, condominium, and co-op buildings […]

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Opening Acts Newsletter: December 5, 2012

African Americans Unwelcome at Queens Apartment Building On December 5, 2012, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) and three African American testers filed a federal lawsuit alleging that the owner and manager of a 107-unit apartment building located in Sunnyside, Queens discriminate against African American renters. The lawsuit is based on the results of a testing […]

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2012 Acting for Justice Awards, October 2012

2012 honorees   Special Guest & Master of Ceremonies Event gallery    

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