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Opening Acts: October 26, 2018

Source of Income Discrimination Lawsuit Filed Man with Disability Using a Rental Subsidy Refused Service and Steered to the Bronx A man living with AIDS who attempted to rent an apartment using a rental subsidy filed a lawsuit in New York Supreme Court against 165 Sherman Avenue, L.L.C., PMG Real Estate Corp. and Pablo M. […]

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Opening Acts: October 25, 2018

Injunction Allows Woman to Return Home COURT ORDER PROTECTS FAIR HOUSING RIGHTS OF ELDERLY WOMAN WITH DISABILITIES On September 10, 2018, Federal District Judge Vernon S. Broderick granted, in part, a preliminary injunction in connection to a federal lawsuit filed by the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) and two individual plaintiffs alleging that New York […]

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Opening Acts: October 10, 2018

FHJC Releases Educational Video Fair Housing Rights of Deaf People in Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities Featured in Film Today, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) released an educational video entitled A Home for Henry.  The video was created to increase public awareness about the fair housing rights of deaf and hard of hearing […]

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Opening Acts: September 20, 2018

Eastchester Landlord Accused of Racial Discrimination FHJC Investigations Continue to Yield Evidence that Racial Discrimination Persists 50 Years After Passage of Fair Housing Act Today, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) and three African American testers filed a lawsuit in federal district court (SDNY) alleging that New Property Associates, LLC and Building Superintendent Dikson Dumitrescu […]

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Opening Acts: September 5, 2018

Lawsuit Cites Racist and Exclusionary Rental Practices FHJC Investigations Continue to Yield Evidence that Racial Discrimination Persists 50 Years After Passage of Fair Housing Act Today, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) and five African American testers filed a lawsuit in federal district court (EDNY) alleging that Charm Equities LTD; Michael Kohn; Howard Kohn; Michael […]

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Opening Acts: June 27, 2018

Westchester Town Settles Fair Housing Lawsuit AGREEMENT BRINGS TOWN OF BEDFORD’S HOUSING PROGRAM INTO COMPLIANCE WITH FAIR HOUSING LAWS Today, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) announced that a settlement has been reached with the Town of Bedford and the Blue Mountain Housing Development Corp. in a federal fair housing lawsuit filed in the Southern […]

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Opening Acts: June 21, 2018

The Fair Housing Justice Center Kicks Off Building the Beloved Community Initiative 50th ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATION CALLS ON RELIGIOUS LEADERS TO ADVANCE FAIR HOUSING On June 14, 2018, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC), Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York, and the Interfaith Assembly on Homelessness and Housing (IAHH) hosted a special, free […]

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Opening Acts: June 20, 2018

FHJC and Parkoff Organization Settle Fair Housing Lawsuit AGREEMENT ENSURES COMPLIANCE WITH FAIR HOUSING LAWS Today, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) announced that a settlement has been reached with the defendants in a federal fair housing lawsuit filed in the Eastern District of New York (EDNY) in October 2017. The lawsuit, filed by the […]

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Opening Acts: June 19, 2018

FHJC Launches Fair Housing Toolkit RESOURCE DESIGNED TO HELP RELIGIOUS CONGREGATIONS, PEOPLE OF FAITH, AND OTHERS ADVANCE FAIR HOUSING On June 14, 2018, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) released a comprehensive Fair Housing Toolkit as part of the Building the Beloved Community interfaith initiative. The toolkit, created by the FHJC, was designed to empower […]

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Opening Acts: May 11, 2018

Civil Rights Groups Take Legal Action to Compel Implementation of Federal Fair Housing Act LAWSUIT CHALLENGES SUSPENSION OF HUD’S AFFIRMATIVELY FURTHERING FAIR HOUSING RULE On May 8, 2018, the National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA), Texas Appleseed, and Texas Low Income Housing Information Service (Texas Housers) filed a federal lawsuit in Washington, D.C. alleging that the […]

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