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: November 18, 2015

Settlement Creates More Accessible Rental Housing U.S. Attorney and Durst Organization Reach Agreement On November 17, 2015, Preet Bharara, United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York announced that a federal disability discrimination case had been resolved against The Durst Organization and its affiliates and subsidiaries. The lawsuit alleged that Durst had engaged […]

Opening Acts: November 5, 2015

Deaf People Face Widespread Discrimination in Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities FHJC Probe Found Many Refused to Provide ASL Interpreter Services On November 4, 2015, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) filed two federal lawsuits alleging that eleven operators of assisted living and nursing homes refused to make American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters available […]

Opening Acts: November 3, 2015

Long Island Developer Builds Inaccessible Rental Housing in Brooklyn and Queens FHJC Testing Investigation Documents Civil Rights Violations On October 30, 2015, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) filed three federal lawsuits in the Eastern District of New York alleging that a major developer of luxury rental buildings failed to design and construct two new […]

Opening Acts: October 15, 2015

Acting for Justice Awards on November 10th  Show Your Support for Fair Housing  FHJC Celebrates 10th Anniversary at Harlem’s World Famous Apollo Theater The Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) will celebrate its 10th Anniversary with an Acting for Justice Awards Benefit and Reception on Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at Harlem’s World Famous Apollo Theater, located […]

Opening Acts: October 5, 2015

Discriminatory Zoning Claims Against Village of Great Neck Plaza Resolved Agreement Ends Use of Discriminatory Preferences and Fosters Development of Additional Affordable Housing Units On October 1, 2015, Magistrate Judge A. Kathleen Tomlinson of the Eastern District of New York signed an order that resolves fair housing claims brought by the Fair Housing Justice Center […]