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

Opening Acts Newletter: December 10, 2013

Court Finds Garden City Engaged in Racially Discriminatory Land-Use and Zoning Practices Nassau County Suburb Violated Fair Housing Act On December 6, 2013, Federal District Judge Arthur D. Spatt issued a decision finding that the Garden City Board of Trustees and the Village of Garden City violated the federal Fair Housing Act by engaging in […]

Opening Acts Newsletter: December 3, 2013

Accessibility Workshop to Focus on Federal Design and Construction Requirements Still Time to Register for December 12th Workshop On Thursday, December 12, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) is sponsoring a free workshop on accessibility at The Graduate Center, City University of New York (CUNY) located at 365 […]

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 […]