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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: 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 […]

Opening Acts: September 1, 2015

Lawsuit Alleges Source of Income Discrimination at Spring Creek Towers On August 31, 2015, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) and two women with rental subsidies filed a lawsuit in New York County Supreme Court alleging that Starrett City, Inc. and Grenadier Realty Corp. are discriminating against prospective renters based on source of income in […]

Opening Acts: August 31, 2015

M&T Bank and FHJC Resolve Fair Housing Case Bank Pays $485,000 and Changes Lending Practices Today, Federal District Judge Katherine D. Forrest signed a settlement agreement which resolves a lawsuit filed in February by the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) and nine African American, Hispanic, South Asian and white testers against the M&T Bank Corporation.   […]

Opening Acts: August 27, 2015

Disability Case Settles for $1.3 Million Agreement Creates Accessibility Fund On August 27, 2015, U.S. District Court Judge Kimba Wood signed an order resolving a disability discrimination lawsuit involving the improper design and construction of two multi-family residential developments, Powell Cove Estates in Queens County and Overlook Pointe in Dutchess County.  In August, 2013, the […]