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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: February 16, 2016

Disability Discrimination Case Settles for $950,000 Over 2,500 Rental Units to be Made More Accessible On February 12, 2016, Preet Bharara, United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York announced that a federal disability discrimination case had been resolved against Glenwood Management Corporation and Glenwood’s affiliate, Liberty Street Realty, LLC.   The complaint alleged […]

Opening Acts: November 30, 2015

Landlord Pays $95,000 to Resolve Fair Housing Case FHJC Testing Investigation Yielded Evidence of Race Discrimination On November 24, 2015, U.S. District Judge William H. Pauley III signed an agreement resolving a housing discrimination lawsuit involving 43-unit rental building in Brooklyn.  The complaint, filed in January 2015 by the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) and […]

Opening Acts: November 24th, 2015

FHJC Celebrates its 10th Anniversary Acting for Justice Awards Held at Harlem’s World Famous Apollo Theater On November 10, 2015, hundreds of FHJC supporters gathered to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the Fair Housing Justice Center and to honor those who have made significant contributions to fair housing.  NAACP President/CEO Cornell William Brooks, the evening’s […]

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 […]