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Opening Acts: October 20, 2021

Settlement Announced in Borough Park Race Discrimination Lawsuit COURT-ORDERED AGREEMENT INCLUDES INJUNCTIVE RELIEF AND $120,000 RECOVERY On September 21, 2021, a settlement was announced in a race discrimination lawsuit the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) brought against 1137 63rd Street LLC and building owner/manager Kostas Paxis. The federal lawsuit, filed in November 2019 by the […]

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Opening Acts: September 29, 2021

World Premier of “≤” [Less Than or Equal To] TONIGHT! ONLINE EVENT WILL INCLUDE FILM DEBUT AND PANEL DISCUSSION Today is the last chance to register for the online premier of the new film  “≤” [Less Than or Equal To], produced by the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC). This poignant and thoughtful new film brings to […]

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Opening Acts: September 27, 2021

“≤” [Less Than or Equal To] Premier Event This Wednesday at 7:00 PM FHJC ORIGINAL FILM BRINGS LIFE TO HOUSING DISCRIMINATION ISSUES There is still time to register for the Wednesday premier screening event for the new film “≤” [Less Than or Equal To], a collection of provocative monologues about housing discrimination, inspired by real life […]

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Opening Acts: September 22, 2021

Panelists Announced for FHJC Film Premier Event FILMMAKERS WILL BE JOINED BY FAIR HOUSING EXPERTS AND OTHERS On Wednesday September 29th, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) will debut its newly produced original film, “≤” [Less Than or Equal To] during a livestreamed online event. The film screening will be followed by a live online panel […]

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Opening Acts: September 17, 2021

FHJC Presents “Less Than or Equal To” ORIGINAL FILM WILL DEBUT ONLINE SEPTEMBER 29TH The Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) is proud to announce the upcoming online premier of its newly produced original film, “≤” [Less Than or Equal To], a collection of provocative monologues about housing discrimination, inspired by real life stories. The film poses […]

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Opening Acts: August 16, 2021

Third Session Added for Workshop on Accessibility in Design and Construction FREE TRAINING SESSION WITH NATIONALLY KNOWN EXPERTS ON SEPTEMBER 17 The Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) has added a third session to its series of training sessions, Accessible Housing: A Civil Right. This free workshop is being offered to increase awareness of accessibility laws […]

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Opening Acts: June 24, 2021

Civil Rights Bills Pass New York State Legislature NEW FAIR HOUSING INITIATIVES AWAIT SIGNING BY GOV. ANDREW CUOMO The New York State Legislature has announced the passage of eight new bills to combat housing discrimination and advance the state’s fair housing goals. The bills were part of a legislative package passed by the State Senate […]

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Opening Acts: June 22, 2021

Source of Income Discrimination Alleged at Manhattan Apartment Complex TENANTS WITH RENTAL SUBSIDIES REQUIRED TO HAVE GUARANTORS Today, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) and Ms. B, a woman using a CityFHEPS voucher to pay her rent, filed a source of income discrimination lawsuit in New York State Supreme Court against the property owner 63 […]

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Opening Acts: June 7, 2021

Settlement Reached in Disability Discrimination Case LANDLORD TO MODIFY BRONX BUILDING TO MAKE IT ACCESSIBLE Today, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) announced that a settlement was reached in a disability discrimination lawsuit brought against landlord 2020 Grand Realty, LLC by Ms. Debora Ramirez, the primary caregiver of an adult daughter who has multiple physical […]

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Opening Acts: June 2, 2021

Lawsuit Alleges Screening Policies at Queens Rental Building are Racially Discriminatory BLANKET POLICY ON CRIMINAL CONVICTION RECORDS ILLEGALLY DENIES HOUSING TO QUALIFIED APPLICANTS Today, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) announced that L. Smith, an African American mother and licensed medical health professional, filed a fair housing lawsuit in the U.S. District Court (SDNY) on […]

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