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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

Opening Acts: September 29, 2017

FHJC Wins Motion to Dismiss in Fair Housing Lawsuit Court Rules FHJC Has Standing to Bring Claims Against Operators of Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities On September 26, 2017, Federal District Judge Raymond J. Dearie ruled in favor of the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) on a motion to dismiss filed by several defendants […]

Opening Acts: September 25, 2017

Landlord Settles Rental Discrimination Case Race, Color, and Source of Income Discrimination Case Results in Injunctive Relief and Monetary Recovery of $620,000 Today, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) announced that a settlement was filed with the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York (SDNY) to resolve a fair housing lawsuit brought […]

The Fair Housing Justice Center and the Center for Independence of the Disabled, New York, Host Fair Housing Workshops

The Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) and the Center for Independence of the Disabled, New York (CIDNY) will be hosting a series of free fair housing workshops titled “Accessible Housing: Rights and Responsibilities.” These fair housing workshops will focus on rights and responsibilities under fair housing laws, specifically requests for reasonable accommodations and modifications for […]

Opening Acts: August 14, 2017

The Fair Housing Justice Center’s 12th Anniversary Acting for Justice Awards Benefit HONORING CIVIL RIGHTS ATTORNEYS, EDUCATORS, AND ARTISTS FOR THEIR CONTRIBUTIONS TO FAIR HOUSING On September 25, 2017, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) will be holding its 12th Anniversary Acting for Justice Awards Benefit at the NYU Kimmel Center. This is an opportunity […]

Opening Acts: July 26, 2017

Preferences in Westchester Town’s Zoning Code Discriminate Against African Americans Lawsuit Alleges Town of Bedford Favors Whites in its Middle-Income Affordable Housing Program Today, two fair housing organizations, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) and Westchester Residential Opportunities (WRO) filed a lawsuit in federal court (SDNY) alleging that a predominantly white town in Westchester County […]