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: December 17, 2018

Fair Housing Lawsuits Settled Involving Operators of Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities FHJC CASES ACHIEVED SYSTEMIC CHANGE AIMED AT ENSURING DEAF PEOPLE HAVE ACCESS TO ASL INTERPRETERS AND OTHER AUXILIARY AIDS AND SERVICES Today, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) announced that a settlement has been reached with the remaining defendants in in a […]

Acting for Justice: B.T.B.’s Story

Acting for Justice: B.T.B.’s Story B.T.B. is passionate about addressing the issue of discrimination in all its forms. However, she knows that it is one thing to care about a problem as pervasive as discrimination and another to do something about it. “I became a tester for the Fair Housing Justice Center because I really […]

An Urgent Call to Build the Beloved Community

FHJC’S RESPONSE TO RECENT ACTS OF HATE AND INTOLERANCE This past month, our nation witnessed horrific acts of violence that were clearly motivated by hate in the form of racism, xenophobia, and antisemitism.  We join others in mourning the loss of lives in Pennsylvania and Kentucky. We open our hearts to all who endured or were touched or […]

Opening Acts: October 26, 2018

Source of Income Discrimination Lawsuit Filed Man with Disability Using a Rental Subsidy Refused Service and Steered to the Bronx A man living with AIDS who attempted to rent an apartment using a rental subsidy filed a lawsuit in New York Supreme Court against 165 Sherman Avenue, L.L.C., PMG Real Estate Corp. and Pablo M. […]

Opening Acts: October 25, 2018

Injunction Allows Woman to Return Home COURT ORDER PROTECTS FAIR HOUSING RIGHTS OF ELDERLY WOMAN WITH DISABILITIES On September 10, 2018, Federal District Judge Vernon S. Broderick granted, in part, a preliminary injunction in connection to a federal lawsuit filed by the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) and two individual plaintiffs alleging that New York […]