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Opening Acts: October 16, 2017

Parkoff Organization Accused of Violating Fair Housing Laws… Again FHJC Investigation Finds Discriminatory Practices Based on Race, Family Status, and Source of Income Today, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) and three African American testers filed a lawsuit in federal district court (EDNY) alleging The Parkoff Organization; A. Richard Parkoff; Adam Parkoff; 2828 Kings Assets […]

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Opening Acts: October 2, 2017

2017 Acting for Justice Awards Event Honors, Entertains, and Inspires FHJC Celebrates 12 Years of Struggle and Progress for Fair Housing On September 25, 2017, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) held its 12th Anniversary Acting for Justice Awards benefit at the NYU Kimmel Center. It was an evening infused with inspiration, entertainment and a […]

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Opening Acts: September 29, 2017

FHJC Wins Motion to Dismiss in Fair Housing Lawsuit Court Rules FHJC Has Standing to Bring Claims Against Operators of Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities On September 26, 2017, Federal District Judge Raymond J. Dearie ruled in favor of the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) on a motion to dismiss filed by several defendants […]

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Opening Acts: September 25, 2017

Landlord Settles Rental Discrimination Case Race, Color, and Source of Income Discrimination Case Results in Injunctive Relief and Monetary Recovery of $620,000 Today, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) announced that a settlement was filed with the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York (SDNY) to resolve a fair housing lawsuit brought […]

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In Memoriam – A Tribute to L.B. Williams

Dear Friends of Fair Housing,  It is with tremendous sadness that I inform you that L.B. Williams, an actor and one of the Fair Housing Justice Center’s (FHJC) testers, passed away just over a week ago. L.B. was a talented performer and beloved friend. L.B. once said that, “Change takes a long time to happen. […]

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Opening Acts: July 26, 2017

Preferences in Westchester Town’s Zoning Code Discriminate Against African Americans Lawsuit Alleges Town of Bedford Favors Whites in its Middle-Income Affordable Housing Program Today, two fair housing organizations, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) and Westchester Residential Opportunities (WRO) filed a lawsuit in federal court (SDNY) alleging that a predominantly white town in Westchester County […]

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Opening Acts: July 6, 2017

Rabsky Group Sued for Building Inaccessible Apartments in Brooklyn and Queens FHJC Testing Investigation Documents Fair Housing Violations On July 6, 2017, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) filed a federal lawsuit in the Eastern District of New York alleging that a major developer of rental buildings failed to design and construct two rental buildings […]

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Opening Acts: June 16, 2017

Race Discrimination Case Involving Brooklyn Rental Building Resolved Agreement Aims at Ensuring Compliance with Fair Housing Laws Yesterday, the Hon. Allyne B. Ross approved a settlement agreement to resolve a federal lawsuit filed in the Eastern District of New York (EDNY) by the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) and four African American testers in October […]

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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) […]

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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 […]

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