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.


Acting for Justice: J.J.’s Story

For J.J., being a fair housing tester is a matter of living her values. J.J. was raised with a strong belief system, one she continues to live out as an adult. Whenever an opportunity arises, J.J.’s goal is to give back, in both big and small ways. Therefore, the opportunity become a tester in the […]

Opening Acts: April 3, 2019

New York State Outlaws Source of Income Discrimination TENANTS WITH RENTAL SUBSIDIES PROTECTED BY CIVIL RIGHTS LAW The Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) announced a major policy victory for housing and civil rights advocates this past weekend when the New York State legislature passed the Lawful Source of Income Anti-Discrimination Act of 2019 as part of the State […]

Opening Acts: March 19, 2019

Fair Housing Groups Settle Lawsuit with Facebook HISTORIC AGREEMENT AIMED AT ENSURING FACEBOOK PLATFORM PROVIDES NONDISCRIMINATORY ADVERTISING TO 210 MILLION USERS Today, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) announced that a settlement has been reached with Facebook to resolve a federal lawsuit filed by the FHJC, the National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA),the Miami-based Housing Opportunities Project for Excellence (HOPE), and theFair […]

Opening Acts: February 8, 2019

Luxury Real Estate Developer Sued for Disability Discrimination in New Rental Buildings FHJC Investigation Documents Inaccessible Features On February 7, 2019, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) filed a federal lawsuit in the Southern District of New York (SDNY) alleging that a top developer of luxury multi-family housing failed to design and construct two rental […]

Opening Acts: January 31, 2019

Fair Housing and Affordable Housing Advocates Propose Policy Initiatives to Close the Divide in Housing in NYC Region REPORT BY REGIONAL ROUNDTABLE ADVANCES A POLICY AGENDA FOCUSED ON AFFORDABILITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION On January 31, 2019, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) and Enterprise Community Partners, Inc. (Enterprise) released new policy agenda, titled “Closing the […]