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: M.L.’s Story

Housing discrimination can have a lasting impact. It can affect nearly every part of a person’s life – from where someone goes to school, to the jobs a person takes, to the state of someone’s health. This is something that M.L. has witnessed within her own family. And it is because of this that M.L. […]

Opening Acts: September 5, 2018

Lawsuit Cites Racist and Exclusionary Rental Practices FHJC Investigations Continue to Yield Evidence that Racial Discrimination Persists 50 Years After Passage of Fair Housing Act Today, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) and five African American testers filed a lawsuit in federal district court (EDNY) alleging that Charm Equities LTD; Michael Kohn; Howard Kohn; Michael […]

Acting for Justice: P.M.’s Story

What would you do if you were put in a position where you were expected to discriminate against certain people? Would your better angels win out in that moment, or would the necessity of a paycheck override your ideals of fairness and equality? When P.M. was put into such a position, not only did he […]

Opening Acts: June 27, 2018

Westchester Town Settles Fair Housing Lawsuit AGREEMENT BRINGS TOWN OF BEDFORD’S HOUSING PROGRAM INTO COMPLIANCE WITH FAIR HOUSING LAWS Today, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) announced that a settlement has been reached with the Town of Bedford and the Blue Mountain Housing Development Corp. in a federal fair housing lawsuit filed in the Southern […]

Opening Acts: June 21, 2018

The Fair Housing Justice Center Kicks Off Building the Beloved Community Initiative 50th ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATION CALLS ON RELIGIOUS LEADERS TO ADVANCE FAIR HOUSING On June 14, 2018, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC), Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York, and the Interfaith Assembly on Homelessness and Housing (IAHH) hosted a special, free […]