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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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Opening Acts: November 4, 2016

Suit Alleges Discriminatory Mortgage Lending Practices by Ulster Savings Bank African Americans and Whites Treated Unequally in FHJC Investigation Today, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) and three African American testers filed a lawsuit in federal court (SDNY) alleging that Ulster Savings Bank discriminates in its home mortgage lending practices on the basis of race.  […]

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Opening Acts: October 27, 2016

FHJC Investigation Reveals Race Discrimination at Brooklyn Rental Building African Americans Lied to About Availability, Quoted Higher Rents, and Steered to Other Buildings Today, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) and four African American testers filed a lawsuit in federal district court (EDNY) alleging Robert Rankell & Martin Rankell, LP, Robert Rankell, Martin Rankell, Anastas […]

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Opening Acts: October 14, 2016

Fair Housing Lawsuit Alleging Discrimination Against Deaf Elderly People Resolved Agreements Ensure Access to Auxiliary Services including American Sign Language (ASL) Interpreters at Assisted Living and Nursing Home Facilities   Today, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) announced that four operators of nursing homes and assisted living facilities have settled a lawsuit filed in federal court […]

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FHJC Previews America Divided

FHJC Hosted VIP Reception and Free Screening of EPIX Original Docu-Series On October 5, 2016, hundreds gathered to support the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) and watch a special excerpt of the EPIX Original docu-series, America Divided. America Divided features stories about inequality in education, housing, healthcare, labor, criminal justice and the political system – […]

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Opening Acts: September 28, 2016

The Fair Housing Justice Center Hosts a Sneak Peak of America Divided Watch Norman Lear Go Undercover in NYC to Investigate Housing Discrimination The Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) will host a VIP reception and free sneak peak of the EPIX Original docu-series America Divided on Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at the School of Visual […]

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Opening Acts: July 25, 2016

Plaintiffs Win on Motion to Dismiss and Preliminary Injunction State Court Rules City’s Source of Income Law Intended to Protect Tenants with All Forms of Housing Assistance On July 7, 2016, New York County Supreme Court Judge Shlomo S. Hagler ruled in favor of plaintiffs Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) and two women with rental […]

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Opening Acts: May 12, 2016

Landlord Rebuffs Renters Based on Race and Source of Income Federal Fair Housing Lawsuit Details Discrimination Against African Americans and People with Rental Subsidies On May 12, 2016, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC), three African American testers, and a woman who was searching for housing with a rental subsidy, filed a lawsuit in federal […]

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Opening Acts: April 21, 2016

Fair Housing Lawsuit Challenges Discriminatory Income Requirement at Flatbush Gardens in Brooklyn Man Living with HIV/AIDS Alleges Disability and Source of Income Discrimination On April 20, 2016, R. H., a homeless man living with HIV/AIDS, filed a lawsuit in federal district court (EDNY) alleging that Renaissance Equity Holdings LLC, the owner of Brooklyn’s Flatbush Gardens, […]

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