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Opening Acts: April 23, 2018

Westchester Developer to Increase Accessibility at Two Rockland County Apartment Complexes US ATTORNEY SETTLES DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION CASE On April 13, 2018, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York announced that a settlement had been reached in the federal fair housing lawsuit against Ginsburg Development Companies, which was filed in September […]

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Opening Acts: April 12, 2018

New York State and Adult Homes Sued for Discriminating Against People Using Wheelchairs FHJC TESTING INVESTIGATION YIELDS EVIDENCE OF DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION Today, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) and two individuals filed a federal lawsuit alleging that New York State and four adult homes discriminate against people with disabilities who use wheelchairs. The two individual […]

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Opening Acts: March 27, 2018

Fair Housing Lawsuit Filed Against Facebook FAIR HOUSING ORGANIZATIONS ALLEGE FACEBOOK’S ADVERTISING PLATFORM ENABLES HOUSING PROVIDERS TO DISCRIMINATE IN HOUSING Today, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC), the National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA), the Miami-based Housing Opportunities Project for Excellence (HOPE), and the Fair Housing Council of Greater San Antonio (FHCGSA) filed a fair housing […]

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Opening Acts: March 12, 2018

FHJC and Major Nursing Home Operator Settle Fair Housing Lawsuit AGREEMENT TO ENSURE DEAF POPULATION HAS ACCESS TO ASL INTERPRETERS AND OTHER AUXILIARY AIDS AND SERVICES Today, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) announced that a settlement has been reached with defendants in a federal lawsuit filed in the Eastern District of New York (EDNY) […]

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Opening Acts: March 9, 2018

Disability Discrimination Alleged at Manhattan Apartment Building Defendants Failed to Comply with Fair Housing Accessibility Requirements Today, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) and a current resident with disabilities who uses a wheelchair filed a federal lawsuit against the owners, builders, and architects of a recently constructed Manhattan apartment building at 535 W. 43rd Street […]

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Opening Acts: February 21, 2018

Another Fair Housing Lawsuit Against Goldfarb Properties FHJC DOCUMENTS DISCRIMINATION BASED ON DISABILITY AND SOURCE OF INCOME Today, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) and Alfred Spooner, a 67-year-old man with disabilities, filed a lawsuit in the Southern District of New York (SDNY) alleging that Goldfarb Properties, Inc., and two of its building owners, Deegan […]

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Opening Acts: December 13, 2017

Landmark Settlement Resolves Fair Housing Case Community Coalition and New York City Resolve an Eight-Year Legal Battle Over the Development of Brooklyn’s Broadway Triangle On December 4, 2017, the Broadway Triangle Community Coalition (“BTCC”), a group of more than 40 non-profit organizations, residents, and civil rights advocates, announced that it had reached a settlement over […]

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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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