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The FHJC’s Remarkable 2022!

Throughout 2022, the FHJC pursued its mission across New York City, where it is the only full-service fair housing organization, and the surrounding seven counties. These accomplishments are only possible with the help of our donors. Major achievements and developments we’ve accomplished this year include: Passage of a package of laws designed to combat housing […]

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Opening Acts: November 2, 2022

Settlement Reached in Accessibility Case DEFENDANTS WILL PAY $700,000 AND MAKE EXTENSIVE RETROFITS AT LONG ISLAND CITY RENTAL BUILDING On November 1, federal Judge Gregory H. Woods signed an order agreeing to retain court jurisdiction to enforce a settlement agreement between the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC), owner Purves Street Owners, LLC,; developer Brause Realty, […]

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Opening Acts: October 28, 2022

Registration Still Open for Webinar on Accessibility in Design and Construction FREE TRAINING SESSION WITH NATIONALLY KNOWN EXPERTS ON NOVEMBER 3RD There is still time to register for Accessible Housing: A Civil Right, a free webinar being hosted by the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC). This webinar is being offered to increase awareness of accessibility […]

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Opening Acts: October 24, 2022

FHJC Board Elects New Officers EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WILL CONTINUE ADVANCING FAIR HOUSING MISSION The Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) is pleased to announce its newly elected slate of officers. President Anne Nacinovich, Vice President Rev. Dr.Yvette D. Wilson-Barnes, Treasurer Ramsey Chamie, and Secretary Michelle Sullivan-Brady were elected to two-year terms at the most recent meeting […]

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Opening Acts September 26, 2022

FHJC Hosts Accessibility Design and Construction Training REGISTRATION OPEN FOR FREE WEBINAR WITH NATIONALLY KNOWN EXPERTS The Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) will be hosting a webinar on accessibility requirements in design and construction on Thursday November 3 from 1PM – 4PM ET. This free webinar, entitled Accessible Housing: A Civil Right. will provide detailed and reliable […]

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Opening Acts: August 30, 2022

First Come, First Served (Unless You Have a Voucher)  SOURCE OF INCOME DISCRIMINATION ALLEGED IN NEW FHJC LAWSUIT Today, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) and co-plaintiff Naomi Henderson filed a lawsuit in New York State Supreme Court alleging source of income discrimination at the Brooklyn properties Beach Haven Apartments, located at 9-49 Murdock Court […]

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Opening Acts: August 09, 2022

“No Different Than A ‘Keep-Out’ Sign” DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION CASE MOVES FORWARD AFTER DENIAL OF MOTION TO DISMISS On August 4, 2022 Federal District Judge Nicholas G. Garaufis denied a motion to dismiss and allowed the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) to proceed with a federal lawsuit alleging that property owners 203 Jay St. Associates, LLC, Amtrust Realty Corp., […]

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Opening Acts: August 5, 2022 

FHJC Legal Interns Complete Summer Term LAW STUDENTS GAIN VALUABLE EXPERIENCE, CONTRIBUTE TO FHJC’S MISSION With a little sorrow and a lot of pride, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) is bidding farewell to Bianca Li and Margaret Hassel, our fabulous summer law student interns.  Over the course of ten weeks, Bianca and Margaret worked […]

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Opening Acts: July 19, 2022

FHJC Announces New Staff Members  LATEST HIRES INCLUDE INTAKE AND OUTREACH SPECIALISTS AND INVESTIGATIVE COORDINATOR The Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) is pleased to welcome its newest staff members, Investigative Coordinator Evan Dash, and Intake & Outreach Specialists NéAndrea Harrington and Crystal Reyes. Mr. Dash comes to the FHJC after two years at the Center […]

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Opening Acts: July 13, 2022

New York Advocacy Groups Urge Senate Majority Leader Schumer to Stand Up for Housing Investments in the Senate’s Reconciliation Bill  The Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) along with The New York State Fair Housing Network and 27 other New York organizations and advocates today strongly urged Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer to ensure that significant […]

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