Announcements

The Fair Housing Justice Center and the Center for Independence of the Disabled, New York, Host Fair Housing Workshops

The Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) and the Center for Independence of the Disabled, New York (CIDNY) will be hosting a series of free fair housing workshops titled “Accessible Housing: Rights and Responsibilities.” These fair housing workshops will focus on rights and responsibilities under fair housing laws, specifically requests for reasonable accommodations and modifications for […]

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Opening Acts: August 14, 2017

The Fair Housing Justice Center’s 12th Anniversary Acting for Justice Awards Benefit HONORING CIVIL RIGHTS ATTORNEYS, EDUCATORS, AND ARTISTS FOR THEIR CONTRIBUTIONS TO FAIR HOUSING On September 25, 2017, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) will be holding its 12th Anniversary Acting for Justice Awards Benefit at the NYU Kimmel Center. This is an opportunity […]

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Opening Acts: January 3, 2017

The Fair Housing Justice Center and Congregation Beth Elohim Host Screening of America Divided WATCH NORMAN LEAR GO UNDERCOVER TO INVESTIGATE HOUSING DISCRIMINATION IN NEW YORK CITY The Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) and Congregation Beth Elohim will host a free screening of the EPIX Original docu-series America Divided on Tuesday, January 17, 2017, at […]

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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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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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