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.


Opening Acts: November 20, 2019

The Cost of Renting While Black FHJC INVESTIGATION REVEALED BLACK TESTERS QUOTED $50-150 MORE PER MONTH IN RENT THAN WHITE TESTERS FOR THE SAME APARTMENTS Today, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) and four African American testers filed a lawsuit in federal district court (EDNY) alleging that the owners, employees, and agents of two rental […]

Opening Acts: November 18, 2019

Newsday ‘s “Long Island Divided” Details Racially Discriminatory Sales Practices FHJC CALLS ON NYS DIVISION OF LICENSING SERVICES TO INVESTIGATE CONDUCT OF REAL ESTATE LICENSEES TESTED On November 17, Newsday, which has the largest circulation of any suburban newspaper in the nation, released the results of a three-year undercover investigation into real estate sales practices on […]

Opening Acts: November 15, 2019

FHJC Lawsuit Alleges Disability Discrimination INVESTIGATION DOCUMENTS INACCESSIBLE FEATURES AT LUXURY APARTMENT BUILDING IN LONG ISLAND CITY On November 13, 2019, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) filed a federal lawsuit in the Southern District of New York alleging that two major New York developers, an architectural firm, and a building owner failed to design […]

Opening Acts: October 10, 2019

Plaintiffs Prevail: Court Denies Motion to Dismiss DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION CASE MOVES FORWARD On September 30, 2019 Federal District Judge Vernon S. Broderick denied a motion to dismiss in connection to a federal lawsuit filed by the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) and two individual plaintiffs alleging that the New York State Department of Health (DOH) […]

Opening Acts October 4, 2019

FHJC Announces Statewide Day of Action Thursday Oct 10th FHJC Announces Statewide Day of Action Thursday Oct 10th Today, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) announced it was spearheading a coordinated effort to push back against a proposed a rule change by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) that would substantially weaken enforcement […]