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Opening Acts: October 5, 2015

Discriminatory Zoning Claims Against Village of Great Neck Plaza Resolved Agreement Ends Use of Discriminatory Preferences and Fosters Development of Additional Affordable Housing Units On October 1, 2015, Magistrate Judge A. Kathleen Tomlinson of the Eastern District of New York signed an order that resolves fair housing claims brought by the Fair Housing Justice Center […]

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Opening Acts Newsletter: December 9, 2014

Westchester Landlord Sued for Housing Discrimination Race Discrimination at Suburban Apartment Complex is “Just the way it goes” On December 8, 2014, an African American woman who applied to rent an apartment, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC), and two African American testers filed a lawsuit in federal District Court (SDNY) alleging that the owners and […]

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Opening Acts Newsletter: November 24, 2014

Housing Discrimination Alleged in Astoria, Queens  FHJC Testing Investigation Uncovers Racial Bias in Rental Practices On November 24, 2014, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC), three African American testers, and a white renter who used the services of a real estate firm to locate an apartment filed a lawsuit in federal District Court (EDNY) alleging […]

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Opening Acts Newsletter: October 6, 2014

FHJC Investigation Verifies Discriminatory Policy at the Sand Castle Apartments in Queens Complaint Alleges Disability and Source of Income Discrimination On September 30, 2014, two men living with symptomatic HIV/AIDS filed a lawsuit in federal district court (E.D.N.Y.) alleging that they were denied an opportunity to rent apartments at the Sand Castle Apartments, a 917-unit […]

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Opening Acts Newsletter: October 1, 2014

Disability and Source of Income Discrimination Case Settled LeFrak Organization, Inc. Agrees to Pay $262,500 to Resolve Lawsuit On August 20, 2014, Federal Judge Denise L. Cote approved a settlement resolving a rental discrimination case filed in April 2013 by the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) and a client of Housing Works, Inc.  who sought […]

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