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April is Fair Housing Month! 

SUPPORT THE FAIR HOUSING JUSTICE CENTER AND OUR FIGHT AGAINST SEGREGATED HOUSING The Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) is celebrating an important anniversary: 54 years ago, in 1968, the Fair Housing Act was signed into law. In the decade prior, progress on fair housing legislation had long stalled, with efforts largely ignored and passed over […]

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Some Sad News from the FHJC

Dear friends and supporters of the Fair Housing Justice Center, It is with great sorrow that the FHJC announces the sad news of the passing earlier this month of founding board member and former board president Robert Alan Martin, known fondly as Bob to all those who had the good fortune to know him. An […]

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New Fair Housing Bills – Support Needed!

A Message from FHJC Policy Coordinator Britny McKenzie Over the last several months, the FHJC has shared news of big wins in our Policy work, including numerous new fair housing bills that have been signed into law. We’re excited to report that FOUR MORE bills were just signed into law on Monday, February 28, by […]

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Day of Action February 28 – Build Back Better Act!

A Special Message from FHJC Policy Coordinator Britny McKenzie The Fair Housing Justice Center is teaming up with the National Fair Housing Alliance and other fair housing groups around the country in an organized National Day of Action to ensure that a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to address our nation’s housing crisis doesn’t slip away. Last November, […]

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A Special Message From FHJC Policy Coordinator Britny McKenzie

Tell NYC City Council to pass The Fair Chance for Housing Act! The New York City Council votes tomorrow, December 13th, on Intro 2047, the Fair Chance for Housing Act, which would ensure that arrest and conviction records do not prevent access to housing. On behalf of the FHJC, I urge you to act now […]

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Support FHJC During Fair Housing Month

Fair Housing Month 2021 is nearly over, but there’s still time to commemorate it by making a donation to the Fair Housing Justice Center.   The FHJC has seen a string of successes lately, including the package of state fair housing laws recently passed in Albany, substantial settlements in federal cases involving race and disability discrimination, invitations to provide input and […]

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FHJC Appeal – Our Policy Work

April is National Fair Housing Month, and we at the Fair Housing Justice Center couldn’t be more proud of the hard work we do in the fight to end housing discrimination. Our one-of-a-kind undercover testing program, which has revealed countless instances of illegal conduct, has received many accolades over the years. But we are just […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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A Special Appeal from the Fair Housing Justice Center

From Client to Board Member – Fighting for Justice  We at the Fair Housing Justice Center hope this message finds you healthy and safe as we continue our work during the COVID-19 crisis. Beyond civic-mindedness and a craving for justice, many of our board members and staff are involved with the FHJC because of a […]

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