The mission of the FAIR HOUSING JUSTICE CENTER (FHJC), is to eliminate housing discrimination; promote polices that foster open, accessible, and inclusive communities; and strengthen enforcement of fair housing laws.


Caitlin’s Story

My mother is one of the most resilient women I know. She was determined to do whatever she had to so that her children had a roof over their heads. My mother grew up in a major metropolitan city, and, after leaving my father shortly after I was born, my grandparents took us in while […]

Katerina’s Story

As a child, my family lived in a two-bedroom apartment in a diverse neighborhood in Brooklyn. When we found out that my sister was on her way, my parents realized that they needed more space. They decided to start looking for somewhere to live in Westchester County – somewhere that had a reasonable commute into […]

Acting for Justice: D.W.’s Story

D.W. has always been an advocate. He is passionate about advocating to help others. For ten years, he worked as an education specialist for a government agency working with people with developmental disabilities. After the agency lost its funding, D.W. wanted to find a job that would allow him to continue to advocate for people. […]

Opening Acts: December 13, 2017

Landmark Settlement Resolves Fair Housing Case Community Coalition and New York City Resolve an Eight-Year Legal Battle Over the Development of Brooklyn’s Broadway Triangle On December 4, 2017, the Broadway Triangle Community Coalition (“BTCC”), a group of more than 40 non-profit organizations, residents, and civil rights advocates, announced that it had reached a settlement over […]

FHJC Featured in New Book “The Arsenal of Exclusion and Inclusion”

On November 15, 2017, a new book featuring interviews with several Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) staff members and testers was released, called The Arsenal of Exclusion and Inclusion. Written by Interboro Partners, a New York City-based architecture, planning and research collective led by Tobias Armborst, Daniel D’Oca, and Georgeen Theodore, the book explores why […]