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 11, 2020

New York AG Announces $4.5M in Grants to Six Fair Housing Organizations FHJC TO PARTICIPATE IN TWO-YEAR PILOT PROGRAM On May 6th, New York State Attorney General Letitia James announced a $4.5 million grant to support a pilot initiative called Eliminating Barriers to Housing in New York (EBHNY), a two-year program aimed at rooting out […]

A Special Message From Board Members of the FHJC

“Join us for #GivingTuesdayNow.” The Board of the Fair Housing Justice Center send our best wishes for the health and safety of all our friends and supporters. Today, Tuesday May 5th, is #GivingTuesdayNow, a new global day of giving and unity created as an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19. FHJC Board Members share why they support […]

A Special Message From The Fair Housing Justice Center

“I am so proud to have an ally in the FHJC.” During these frightening and uncertain times, we at the Fair Housing Justice Center send our best wishes for the health and safety of all our friends and supporters. On Tuesday May 5th, the FHJC will be participating in #GivingTuesdayNow, a new global day of giving and unity […]

Opening Acts: March 26, 2020

FHJC Critical of New York City’s Assessment of Fair Housing WHERE WE LIVE NYC DRAFT PLAN DEEPLY FLAWED In January 2020, the City of New York and the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) released the Where We Live NYC Draft Plan for public review. The 216-page report is the culmination of a two-year Assessment of Fair Housing (AFH) process to […]

Opening Acts: March 25, 2020

FHJC Opposes HUD’s Proposed AFH Rule RULE WOULD ROLL BACK PROGRESS ON FAIR HOUSING On January 14, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)released a proposed Assessment of Fair Housing (AFH) rule that would dramatically weaken how HUD and local jurisdictions fulfill their statutory duty to affirmatively further fair housing under the federal Fair […]