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.


Opening Acts Newsletter: October 1, 2014

Disability and Source of Income Discrimination Case Settled LeFrak Organization, Inc. Agrees to Pay $262,500 to Resolve Lawsuit On August 20, 2014, Federal Judge Denise L. Cote approved a settlement resolving a rental discrimination case filed in April 2013 by the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) and a client of Housing Works, Inc.  who sought […]

Opening Acts Newsletter: June 9, 2014

A Matter of Place Wins Awards Kavanagh Productions and FHJC Share Honors Last year, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) and Kavanagh Productions teamed up to produce a short documentary on housing discrimination called A Matter of Place. The film connects past struggles for fair housing to contemporary incidents of housing bias based on race, […]

Opening Acts Newsletter: May 29, 2014

  Lawsuit Challenges Discriminatory Zoning in Suburban Great Neck Plaza Joint Investigation Finds Discrimination Based on Race, Age, and Disability The Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) and Long Island Housing Services, Inc. (LIHS) filed a lawsuit in federal district court alleging that the Village of Great Neck Plaza and the Nassau County Industrial Development Agency […]

Opening Acts Newsletter: May 21, 2014

Woodlawn Landlord Turns Away African Americans FHJC Testing Investigation Documents Discriminatory Practices On May 21, 2014, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) and three African American testers filed a federal civil rights lawsuit alleging that a landlord who controls rental housing in the Bronx discriminates against African Americans. The suit alleges that J.J.A. Holding Corporation […]

View the FHJC Public Service Announcement

The National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA) in conjunction with the CauseWay Agency, a full-service advertising agency devoted to serving the communication needs of non-profit organizations, produced a new Public Service Announcement (PSA) for use by local fair housing organizations. The Fair Housing Justice Center (FHCJ) is distributing the new PSA to television stations in the […]