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

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 […]

Opening Acts Newsletter: April 21, 2014

Durst Organization Sued for Failing to Build Accessible Housing Accessibility Cases in NYC Stem from FHJC Testing Investigations On April 16, 2014, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York announced the filing of a federal civil rights lawsuit alleging that a major developer and architectural firm, both based in New York […]

Opening Acts Newsletter: April 11, 2014

Town of Oyster Bay Sued for Racially Discriminatory Affordable Housing Programs Evidence from FHJC Investigation Turned Over to U.S. Attorney On April 10, 2014, the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York announced the filing of a federal civil rights lawsuit alleging that a predominantly white suburban Nassau County community, a public […]

Opening Acts Newsletter: March 19, 2014

United States Alleges Disability Discrimination by Major NYC Developer and Architects Results of FHJC Testing Investigation Provided to U.S. Attorney On March 17, 2014, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York announced the filing of a federal civil rights lawsuit alleging that a major developer and architects based in New York […]

Opening Acts Newsletter: March 5, 2014

Brooklyn Race Discrimination Case Settled Settlement Applies to 16 Rental Buildings; Landlord Pays $212,000 On March 3, 2014, federal Magistrate Judge Cheryl L. Pollak signed an order resolving a housing discrimination case. The apartment owners and managers, while denying liability, agreed to comply with fair housing laws and implement procedures to ensure non-discrimination in their rental […]