Other Resources

Government Agencies Responsible for Enforcing Fair Housing Laws
Legal Resources – Local
Miscellaneous Links and Resources

Government Agencies Responsible for Enforcing Fair Housing Laws

United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) – New York Regional Office
Jacob K. Javits Federal Building
26 Federal Plaza, Room 3541
New York, NY 10278
Phone: (212) 264-8000
Toll-Free: (800) 699-9777
TDD: 1-(800) 927-9275
http://www.hud.gov/

United States Department of Justice Housing & Civil Enforcement Section
U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Housing and Civil Enforcement Section, NWB
Washington, D.C. 20530
Phone (202) 514-4713
TTY: (202) 514-1116
https://www.justice.gov/crt/housing-and-civil-enforcement-section

New York State Division of Human Rights (NYDHR)
Bronx (Headquarters – all housing cases)
One Fordham Plaza, 4th Floor
Bronx, NY 10458
Phone: (718) 741-8400
TDD: (718) 741-8304
http://www.dhr.ny.gov/

NYDHR Albany Office (serves Albany, Clinton, Columbia, Essex, Franklin, Greene, Hamilton, Herkimer, Lewis, Montgomery, Rensselaer, Schnectady, Schohaire, Saratoga, St. Lawrence, Warren, Washington, and Ulster)
Agency Building 1, 2nd Floor
Empire State Plaza, New York 12220
Phone: (518) 474-2705 (or 2707)
http://www.dhr.ny.gov/

NYDHR Brooklyn Office (serves Brooklyn, Manhattan below 42nd Street, and Staten Island)
55 Hanson Place, Room 1084
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Phone: (718) 722-2385
http://www.dhr.ny.gov/

Long Island – Nassau Office
175 Fulton Avenue, Suite 404
Hempstead, NY 11550
Phone: (516) 539-6848
http://www.dhr.ny.gov/

Long Island – Suffolk Office
State Office Building
250 Veterans Memorial Highway, Suite 2B-49
Hauppauge, NY 11788
Phone: (631) 952-6434
http://www.dhr.ny.gov/

Manhattan Office (serves Manhattan, 42nd Street and above, and the Bronx)
Adam Clayton Powell State Office Building
163 W. 125th Street, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10027
http://www.dhr.ny.gov/

Office of Sexual Harassment Issues/Queens (Sexual Harassment Cases Statewide, all cases from Queens County)
55 Hanson Place, Room 900
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Phone: (718) 722-2060
http://www.dhr.ny.gov/

White Plains (serves Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, and Westchester)
7-11 South Broadway, Suite 314
White Plains, NY 10601
Phone: (914) 989-3120
http://www.dhr.ny.gov/

New York State Attorney General’s Office – New York City Regional Office
120 Broadway
New York City, NY 10271
Phone: (212) 416-8000
http://www.ag.ny.gov/

New York City Commission on Human Rights – Manhattan Service Center
22 Reade Street, 1st Floor
New York, NY 10006
Phone: (212) 306-7450
Toll Free/TDD: 311 or (718) 722-3131
http://www.nyc.gov/cchr/

New York City Commission on Human Rights – Brooklyn Service Center
25 Chapel Street, Suite 1001
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Phone: (718) 722-3130
Toll Free/TDD: 311 or (718) 722-3131
http://www.nyc.gov/cchr/

New York City Commission on Human Rights – Queens Service Center
153-01 Jamaica Avenue, Room 203
Jamaica, NY 11432
Phone: (718) 657-2465
Toll Free/TDD: 311 or (718) 722-3131
http://www.nyc.gov/cchr/

New York City Human Rights – Bronx Service Center
1932 Arthur Avenue, Room 203A
Bronx, NY 10457
Phone: (718) 579-6900
Toll Free/TDD: 311 or (718) 722-3131
http://www.nyc.gov/cchr/

New York City Commission on Human Rights – Staten Island Service Center
60 Bay Street, 7th Floor
Staten Island, NY 10301
Phone: (718) 390-8506
Toll Free/TDD: 311 or (718) 722-3131
http://www.nyc.gov/cchr/

Nassau County Commission on Human Rights
240 Old Country Road, Suite 606
Mineola, New York 11501
Phone: (516) 571-3662
https://www.nassaucountyny.gov/414/Human-Rights-Commission

Orange County Human Rights Commission
18 Seward Avenue
Middletown, NY 10940
Phone: (845) 615-3680
http://www.orangecountygov.com/content/124/1340/

Rockland County Commission on Human Rights
50 Sanatorium Rd., Bldg K
Pomona, New York 10970
Phone: (845) 364-3884
http://rocklandgov.com/departments/human-rights/

Suffolk County Commission on Human Rights
Lee Dennison Building
100 Veterans Memorial Highway, 3rd Floor
Hauppauge, New York 11788
Phone: (631) 853-5480
http://www.suffolkcountyny.gov/departments/humanrightscommission.aspx

Westchester County Human Rights Commission
112 East Post Road, 3rd Floor
White Plains, NY 10601
Phone: (914) 995-7710
http://www.westchestergov.com/humanrightscommission/

Legal Resources – Local

LawHelp.org – Website to help low-income New Yorkers solve legal problems
http://www.lawhelpny.org/

New York City Bar Asssociation
Legal Referral Service
Phone: (212) 626-7373
Phone: (en Español): 212-626-7374
http://www.nycbar.org/get-legal-help/

Housing Court Answers
Phone: (212) 962-4795
http://www.cwtfhc.org/

Brooklyn Legal Services
Foreclosure Prevention Project
Phone: 917-661-4500
http://www.legalservicesnyc.org/our-program/brooklyn

Housing Works
57 Willoughby Street, 2nd Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Phone: (347) 473-7400
http://www.housingworks.org/

Gay Men’s Health Crisis Office
446 W. 33rd Street
New York, NY 10001
Phone: (212) 367-1000
http://www.gmhc.org/

Urban Justice Center
40 Rector Street, 9th Floor
New York, NY 10006
(646) 602 – 5600
https://www.urbanjustice.org/

Legal Aid Society – Bronx Neighborhood Office
260 E. 161st Street
Bronx, NY 10451
Phone: (718) 991-4600
http://www.legal-aid.org/

Legal Aid Society – Brooklyn Neighborhood Office
111 Livingston Street, 7th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Phone: (718) 722-3100
http://www.legal-aid.org/

Legal Aid Society – Brooklyn Office for the Aging
111 Livingston Street, 7th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Phone: (718) 645-3111
http://www.legal-aid.org/

Legal Aid Society – Manhattan (Headquarters)
199 Water Street
New York, NY 10038
Phone: (212) 577-3300
http://www.legal-aid.org/

Legal Aid Society – Harlem Community Law Office
230 East 106th Street
New York, NY 10029
Phone: (212) 426-3000
http://www.legal-aid.org/

Homeless Rights Project
Hotline: (800) 649-9125 Hotline
http://www.legal-aid.org/en/ineedhelp/ineedhelp/civilproblem/homelessrightsproject.aspx

Legal Aid Society – Queens Neighborhood Office
120-46 Queens Blvd.
Kew Gardens, NY 11415
Phone: (718) 286-2450
http://www.legal-aid.org/

Legal Aid Society – Staten Island Neighborhood Office
60 Bay Street, 3rd Floor
Staten Island, NY 10301
Phone: (347) 422-5333
http://www.legal-aid.org/

African Services Committee
429 West 127th Street
New York, NY 10027
Phone: (212) 222-3882
http://www.africanservices.org/

NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (National Headquarters)
40 Rector Street, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10006
Phone: (212) 965-2200
http://www.naacpldf.org/

Asian American Legal Defense and Educational Fund
99 Hudson Street, 12 Floor
New York, NY 10013
(212) 966-5932
http://www.aaldef.org/

Latino Justice/PRLDEF
99 Hudson Street, 14th Floor
New York, York 10013
Phone: (212) 219-3360
http://latinojustice.org/

Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (MALDEF)
634 S. Spring Street
Los Angeles, CA 90014
Phone: (213) 629-2512
http://www.maldef.org/about/offices/index.html

MALDEF – National Public Policy Office
1016 16th Street, N.W., Suite 100
Washington, D.C. 20036
Phone: (202) 293-2828
http://www.maldef.org/index.html

Lambda Legal
120 Wall Street, 19th Floor
New York, NY 10005
Phone: (212) 809-8585
http://www.lambdalegal.org/

American Civil Liberties Union (National Headquarters)
125 Broad Street, 18th Floor
New York, NY 10004
Phone (212) 549-2500
https://www.aclu.org/

New York Civil Liberties Union
125 Broad Street, 19th Floor
New York, NY 10004
Phone: (212) 607-3300
https://www.nyclu.org/

Nassau Suffolk Law Service Committee, Inc. (Nassau Office)
1 Helen Keller Way, 5th Floor
Hempstead, NY 11550
(516) 292-8100
http://nslawservices.org/wp/

Nassau Suffolk Law Service Committee, Inc. (Suffolk Offices)
Islandia Office (serves Suffolk West of Route 112)
1757 Veterans Highway, Suite 50
Islandia, NY 11749
Riverhead Office (serves Suffolk East of Route 112)
400 W. Main Street, Suite 301
Riverhead, NY 11901
http://nslawservices.org/wp/

Miscellaneous Links and Resources

Accessibility First – An initiative designed to promote compliance with the Fair Housing Act design and construction requirements. http://www.fairhousingfirst.org/

Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law – Fact sheets and legal updates on disability rights issues.
http://www.bazelon.org/Where-We-Stand/Community-Integration/Housing/Housing-Policy-Documents.aspx

Center for Responsible Lending – A national resource on predatory lending practices.http://www.responsiblelending.org/

Corporation for Supportive Housing – A guidebook on fair housing issues for supportive housing providers, entitled, “Between the Lines: A Question and Answer Guide on Legal Issues in Supportive Housing.”
http://www.csh.org/

National Fair Housing Advocate
http://www.fairhousing.com/

National Fair Housing Alliance
http://www.nationalfairhousing.org

Poverty and Race Research Action Council
http://www.prrac.org/