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.


A Message from FHJC Policy Coordinator Britny McKenzie

Get Counted! Every ten years, the U.S. Census Bureau undertakes its constitutional duty to establish a record of the entire population of the country.  The census poses questions to each household aimed at gathering every person’s geographic location while logging characteristics such as age, sex, marital status, race, income, education, and languages spoken at home. […]

Opening Acts: June 25, 2020

No Choice for Housing Choice Voucher Holder FHJC INVESTIGATION CONFIRMS SOURCE OF INCOME DISCRIMINATION AT RIVERDALE CO-OP Today, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) announced that J.R., a woman with two children who attempted to use a federal Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher to rent an apartment at a housing cooperative in the Bronx, filed […]

A Message From Our Testers

FHJC Investigators Stay Undercover – Even During a Pandemic We at the Fair Housing Justice Center hope this message finds you healthy and safe as New York enters its fourth month of coronavirus restrictions and our initial reopening phases. We hope you’ll take a moment to watch this special message from some of our undercover […]

A Message From Our Board of Directors

Statement of Support and a Call to Action – Black Lives Matter The Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) condemns the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Freddie Gray, Michael Brown, Jamar Clark, Sandra Bland, Tamir Rice and many others who have lost their lives through police violence. We stand in solidarity with all those around […]

Opening Acts: May 27, 2020

Lawsuit Alleges Disability Discrimination FHJC INVESTIGATION FINDS INACCESSIBLE FEATURES AT THREE WESTCHESTER APARTMENT BUILDINGS Today, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) filed a federal lawsuit in the Southern District of New York alleging that companies responsible for the design and construction of three apartment buildings located in Westchester County failed to comply with federal and […]