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The mission of the FAIR HOUSING JUSTICE CENTER (FHJC), is to eliminate housing discrimination; promote polices that foster open, accessible, and inclusive communities; and strengthen enforcement of fair housing laws.

LATEST FROM FHJC

FHJC Testers Featured on NPR’s This American Life

This American Life: House Rules  On November 22, 2013, the public radio program This American Life  featured a collection of stories focused on the issue of housing discrimination in the United States. In act one of the program, reporter Nancy Updike speaks with several Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) testers who are on the front lines of the struggle […]

FHJC Featured on CUNY TV

Brian Lehrer Episode Focuses on NYC Housing Discrimination  On November 20, 2013, the Brian Lehrer show on CUNY TV focused on the state of housing discrimination in New York City. Mr. Lehrer met with Steve Brady and Keith Short, both of whom are featured in the FHJC film “A Matter Of Place”. He also spoke with Fred Freiberg, […]

Opening Acts Newsletter: October 15, 2013

Court Approves Settlement in Race Discrimination Case $110,000 and Injunctive Relief Ordered to Halt Discriminatory Practices On September 27, 2013, Federal Magistrate Joan M. Azrack approved a settlement resolving a rental discrimination case filed by the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) and three African American testers earlier this year. The lawsuit alleged that the owners […]

Opening Acts Newsletter: September 24, 2013

FHJC Presents New Fair Housing Documentary There is Still Time to Reserve a Seat for the October 3rd Premiere Next week, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) will premiere a new documentary on fair housing. The film, entitled A Matter of Place, shines a bright light on housing discrimination, one of the most shrouded and […]

Opening Acts Newsletter: August 28, 2013

Lawsuit Alleges Racial Discrimination at Nassau County Apartment Building  Sign Says “Apartment for Rent,” But Not to African Americans On Wednesday, August 28, 2013, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC), ERASE Racism, and three African American testers filed a lawsuit in federal district court (E.D.N.Y.) alleging that the owners and managers of an apartment building […]