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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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Opening Acts: February 17, 2017

Real Estate Developer to Increase Accessibility at Three Manhattan Apartment Buildings   U.S. Attorney Settles Design And Construction Case On February 14, 2017, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York announced a settlement with Albanese Organization, Inc. and three of its affiliates: North End Associates, LLC, River Terrance Associates, LLC, and Chelsea […]

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Opening Acts: January 18, 2017

Developer Pays $1.1 Million to Resolve Lawsuit and Enhance Accessibility at Three Manhattan Apartment Buildings Design and Construction Case Filed by U.S. Attorney Stemmed from FHJC Testing Investigation On January 13, 2017, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York announced that a settlement with Silverstein Properties, Inc. and two of its […]

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Opening Acts: January 17, 2017

Suit Alleges Major NYC Landlord Discriminates Based on Disability and Source of Income FHJC Investigation Verified Allegation that Grenadier Realty Corp. Refused Rental Subsidies from Applicants Living with AIDS On January 12, 2017, a homeless woman with a New York City HIV/AIDS Services Administration (HASA) rental subsidy filed a federal lawsuit alleging that Grenadier Realty […]

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Opening Acts: January 6, 2017

Class Action Lawsuit Filed Alleging Source of Income Discrimination Four Women Seek to Intervene in Lawsuit Against the Owners and Managers of Brooklyn’s Spring Creek Towers Yesterday, four homeless or formerly homeless women with rental subsidies filed a class action complaint alleging that Starrett City, Inc. and Grenadier Realty Corp. are continuing to discriminate against […]

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