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.

LATEST FROM FHJC

Opening Acts: May 23, 2019

Fair Housing Lawsuit Alleges Failure to Design and Construct Accessible Rental Housing FHJC INVESTIGATION DOCUMENTS INACCESSIBLE FEATURES IN MANHATTAN AND BROOKLYN APARTMENT BUILDINGS On May 23, 2019, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) filed a federal lawsuit in the Southern District of New York alleging that a major New York developer failed to design and […]

Source of Income Discrimination: Enforcing New York State’s New Housing Discrimination Law

Join us for a panel discussion about legal strategies, investigative approaches, and types of remedies that can be obtained in source of income discrimination cases. Sponsored by the Fair Housing Justice Center and CUNY Law School Wednesday, June 19th  2PM – 4:30PM CUNY Law School 2 Court Square, Room 1/203 Long Island City, NY, 11101 […]

Acting for Justice: J.J.’s Story

For J.J., being a fair housing tester is a matter of living her values. J.J. was raised with a strong belief system, one she continues to live out as an adult. Whenever an opportunity arises, J.J.’s goal is to give back, in both big and small ways. Therefore, the opportunity become a tester in the […]

Opening Acts: April 3, 2019

New York State Outlaws Source of Income Discrimination TENANTS WITH RENTAL SUBSIDIES PROTECTED BY CIVIL RIGHTS LAW The Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) announced a major policy victory for housing and civil rights advocates this past weekend when the New York State legislature passed the Lawful Source of Income Anti-Discrimination Act of 2019 as part of the State […]

Opening Acts: March 19, 2019

Fair Housing Groups Settle Lawsuit with Facebook HISTORIC AGREEMENT AIMED AT ENSURING FACEBOOK PLATFORM PROVIDES NONDISCRIMINATORY ADVERTISING TO 210 MILLION USERS Today, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) announced that a settlement has been reached with Facebook to resolve a federal lawsuit filed by the FHJC, the National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA),the Miami-based Housing Opportunities Project for Excellence (HOPE), and theFair […]