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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: 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 […]

Opening Acts: May 26, 2022

Settlement Reached in Midwood Discrimination Case COUPLE STEERED AWAY FROM PREDOMINANTLY WHITE BROOKLYN NEIGHBORHOOD Today, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) announced that a settlement had been reached with the final two defendants Elite Connect Real Estate, Inc. and Ouriel Aryeh In a discrimination lawsuit involving a couple who had attended an open house for […]

Opening Acts: May 12, 2022 

FHJC Establishes Legal Fellowship in Memory of Bob Martin  NEW FUND PAYS TRIBUTE TO FOUNDING BOARD MEMBER AND PRESIDENT  Today, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) formally announced the establishment of a new fund and legal fellowship named for its former board president and founding board member Bob Martin, who died from cancer in March […]

Opening Acts: May 11, 2022

Voucher Holders Excluded from Queens Apartment Buildings BUILDING OWNERS, BROKERS, SALESPERSONS NAMED IN SOURCE OF INCOME DISCRIMINATION COMPLAINT Today, The Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) announced the filing of an administrative complaint with the New York State Division of Human Rights alleging source of income discrimination at a 40-unit apartment building located at 37-53 62nd […]

Opening Acts: May 9, 2022

Lies and Ghosting: A Housing Discrimination Strategy  DEFENDANTS’ ACTIONS REVEAL UNSPOKEN NO-VOUCHER POLICY The Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) today filed a source of income discrimination lawsuit in New York State Supreme Court against the owners, management company, realty firms, and a real estate salesperson for three rental apartment buildings with over 200 units in […]