Accessible Housing: A Civil Right U.S. Attorney’s Office Enforces Fair Housing Act Accessibility Requirements In 2006, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) conducted testing investigations at over a dozen newly constructed Manhattan apartment buildings to determine whether they were being designed and constructed in compliance with the accessibility requirements of the Fair Housing Act. The results of these investigations were referred […]
African Americans Need Not Apply? FHJC Challenges Discriminatory Practices at Two Brooklyn Rental Buildings On March 19, 2012, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) and four African American testers filed a federal lawsuit against the owners and manager of two rental buildings located in the predominantly white Brooklyn neighborhoods of Bay Ridge and Gravesend. According to the 2010 Census, both […]
FHJC and Yorktown Settle Housing Discrimination Case Town Eliminates Residency Preference On February 27, 2012, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) and the Town of Yorktown filed a consent decree in federal court to resolve a fair housing case. The FHJC and Yorktown are seeking federal court approval of the agreement. The settlement stems from a federal lawsuit filed by the […]
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