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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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Opening Acts: December 5, 2016

FHJC Complaint Cites Source of Income Discrimination at Parkchester FHJC Investigation Found that Owners and Managers Discriminate Against Tenants with Various Rental Subsidies Today, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) filed an administrative complaint with the New York City Human Rights Commission (NYCCHR) alleging that the owners and managers of rental housing at Parkchester in […]

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Opening Acts: November 21, 2016

Westchester Town Sued for Racially Discriminatory Housing Programs FHJC Investigation Found Town of Eastchester Residency Preferences Discriminate Against African Americans and Hispanics Today, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) filed a lawsuit in federal court (SDNY) alleging that the Town of Eastchester in Westchester County maintains and enforces discriminatory residency preferences that suppress minority participation […]

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