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: May 3, 2020

Source of Income Discrimination Alleged at Queens Apartment Building VOUCHER USER TOLD “I DON’T WANT YOU TO COME HERE” The Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) announced today that it has filed a lawsuit in New York State Supreme Court alleging source of income discrimination at The Westleigh, a six-story building located at 84-09 35th Avenue in […]

Opening Acts: May 2, 2022

NYC Changes Background Check Policy for City-Funded Housing Following FHJC Investigation and LAS Lawsuit APPLICANTS NO LONGER AUTOMATICALLY DISQUALIFIED FOR JUSTICE INVOLVEMENT Following a federal lawsuit filed by The Legal Aid Society (LAS) with the assistance of testing by the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC), New York City has enacted changes in its policy regarding […]

Opening Acts: April 29, 2022

Redfin Agrees to Settlement in Lawsuit Brought by FHJC, LIHS and Other Groups REAL ESTATE GIANT TO MODIFY ITS MINIMUM HOME PRICE POLICY, EXPANDING ACCESS TO SERVICES IN COMMUNITIES OF COLOR Today, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) and Long Island Housing Services, Inc. (LIHS) joined the National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA) and seven other […]

April is Fair Housing Month! 

SUPPORT THE FAIR HOUSING JUSTICE CENTER AND OUR FIGHT AGAINST SEGREGATED HOUSING The Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) is celebrating an important anniversary: 54 years ago, in 1968, the Fair Housing Act was signed into law. In the decade prior, progress on fair housing legislation had long stalled, with efforts largely ignored and passed over […]

Opening Acts: April 19, 2022

NYS Fair Housing Network Disappointed by Fair Housing Budget Shortfall  PROPOSED ADDITIONAL $3M EXCLUDED FROM FINAL BUDGET In conjunction with the other member organizations of the New York State Fair Housing Network and Enterprise Community Partners, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC), has released the following statement in response to the exclusion of flexible fair housing funds […]