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.


Opening Acts: January 9, 2020

LIES THAT BEGIN WITH THE PHRASE “TO BE HONEST…” FHJC Investigation Finds Astoria Apartment Building Unwelcoming to African American Renters Today, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) and two African American testers filed a lawsuit in federal district court (EDNY) alleging that 34-08 30th Street LLC, property owners Svetozar and Klara Tatkovic, and building superintendent […]

Opening Acts: January 6, 2020

FHJC Hosts Screening of Newsday’s Testing the Divide DOCUMENTARY SCREENING AND PANEL DISCUSSION TO BE HELD JANUARY 27 AT HUNTER COLLEGE The Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) will host a free screening of the Newsday documentary Testing the Divide at the Lang Recital Hall at Hunter College. The documentary is part of Newsday’s groundbreaking story […]

Opening Acts: December 12, 2019

ERASE RACISM AND FHJC ISSUE FIVE-POINT PLAN TO ADDRESS HOUSING DISCRIMINATION Release of the Plan Coincides with a Hearing Being Held Jointly Today by Three New York State Senate Committees ERASE Racism and the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) today issued a five-point plan calling on government and the real estate industry to address housing […]

Opening Acts: November 20, 2019

The Cost of Renting While Black FHJC INVESTIGATION REVEALED BLACK TESTERS QUOTED $50-150 MORE PER MONTH IN RENT THAN WHITE TESTERS FOR THE SAME APARTMENTS Today, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) and four African American testers filed a lawsuit in federal district court (EDNY) alleging that the owners, employees, and agents of two rental […]

Opening Acts: November 18, 2019

Newsday ‘s “Long Island Divided” Details Racially Discriminatory Sales Practices FHJC CALLS ON NYS DIVISION OF LICENSING SERVICES TO INVESTIGATE CONDUCT OF REAL ESTATE LICENSEES TESTED On November 17, Newsday, which has the largest circulation of any suburban newspaper in the nation, released the results of a three-year undercover investigation into real estate sales practices on […]