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Partner and Related Organizations

New York State Fair Housing Network
Other Organizations

Government Agencies Responsible for Enforcing Fair Housing Laws

federal Agencies
new york state
  • division of human rights (NYDHR)
    • Website http://www.dhr.ny.gov/
    • Bronx (Headquarters – all housing cases)
      One Fordham Plaza, 4th Floor
      Bronx, NY 10458
      Phone: (718) 741-8400
      TDD: (718) 741-8304
    • Albany Office (serves Albany, Clinton, Columbia, Essex, Franklin, Greene, Hamilton, Herkimer, Lewis, Montgomery, Rensselaer, Schnectady, Schohaire, Saratoga, St. Lawrence, Warren, Washington, and Ulster)
      Agency Building 1, 2nd Floor
      Empire State Plaza, New York 12220
      Phone: (518) 474-2705 (or 2707)
    • Brooklyn Office (serves Brooklyn, Manhattan below 42nd Street, and Staten Island)
      55 Hanson Place, Room 1084
      Brooklyn, NY 11217
      Phone: (718) 722-2385
    • Long Island – Nassau Office
      175 Fulton Avenue, Suite 404
      Hempstead, NY 11550
      Phone: (516) 539-6848
    • Long Island – Suffolk Office
      State Office Building
      250 Veterans Memorial Highway, Suite 2B-49
      Hauppauge, NY 11788
      Phone: (631) 952-6434
    • Manhattan Office (serves Manhattan, 42nd Street and above, and the Bronx)
      Adam Clayton Powell State Office Building
      163 W. 125th Street, 4th Floor
      New York, NY 10027
    • Office of Sexual Harassment Issues/Queens (Sexual Harassment Cases Statewide, all cases from Queens County)
      55 Hanson Place, Room 900
      Brooklyn, NY 11217
      Phone: (718) 722-2060
    • White Plains (serves Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, and Westchester)
      7-11 South Broadway, Suite 314
      White Plains, NY 10601
      Phone: (914) 989-3120
  • Attorney General’s Office
    • New York City Regional Office
      120 Broadway
      New York City, NY 10271
      Phone: (212) 416-8000
      Website: http://www.ag.ny.gov/
new york city commission on human rights (nycchr)
  • Website http://www.nyc.gov/cchr/
  • Manhattan Service Center
    22 Reade Street, 1st Floor
    New York, NY 10006
    Phone: (212) 306-7450
    Toll Free/TDD: 311 or (718) 722-3131
  • Brooklyn Service Center
    25 Chapel Street, Suite 1001
    Brooklyn, NY 11201
    Phone: (718) 722-3130
    Toll Free/TDD: 311 or (718) 722-3131
  • Queens Service Center
    153-01 Jamaica Avenue, Room 203
    Jamaica, NY 11432
    Phone: (718) 657-2465
    Toll Free/TDD: 311 or (718) 722-3131
  • Bronx Service Center
    1932 Arthur Avenue, Room 203A
    Bronx, NY 10457
    Phone: (718) 579-6900
    Toll Free/TDD: 311 or (718) 722-3131
  • NYCCHR Staten Island Service Center
    60 Bay Street, 7th Floor
    Staten Island, NY 10301
    Phone: (718) 390-8506
    Toll Free/TDD: 311 or (718) 722-3131
surrounding ny counties

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Legal Services and Resources – Local

legal aid society
  • Website: http://www.legal-aid.org/
  • Manhattan (Headquarters)
    199 Water Street
    New York, NY 10038
    Phone: (212) 577-3300
  • Bronx Neighborhood Office
    260 E. 161st Street
    Bronx, NY 10451
    Phone: (718) 991-4600
  • Brooklyn Neighborhood Office
    111 Livingston Street, 7th Floor
    Brooklyn, NY 11201
    Phone: (718) 722-3100
  • Brooklyn Office for the Aging
    111 Livingston Street, 7th Floor
    Brooklyn, NY 11201
    Phone: (718) 645-3111
  • Queens Neighborhood Office
    120-46 Queens Blvd.
    Kew Gardens, NY 11415
    Phone: (718) 286-2450
  • Staten Island Neighborhood Office
    60 Bay Street, 3rd Floor
    Staten Island, NY 10301
    Phone: (347) 422-5333
  • Harlem Community Law Office
    230 East 106th Street
    New York, NY 10029
    Phone: (212) 426-3000
  • Homeless Rights Project
    Hotline: (800) 649-9125
    Website: http://www.legal-aid.org/en/ineedhelp/ineedhelp/civilproblem/homelessrightsproject.aspx
other services and resources
  • LawHelp.org
    Website to help low-income New Yorkers solve legal problems
  • New York City Bar Association
    Legal Referral Service
    Phone: (212) 626-7373
    Phone: (en Español): 212-626-7374
    Website: http://www.nycbar.org/get-legal-help/
  • Housing Court Answers
    Phone: (212) 962-4795
    Website: http://housingcourtanswers.org/
  • Brooklyn Legal Services
    Foreclosure Prevention Project
    Phone: 917-661-4500
    Website: http://www.legalservicesnyc.org/our-program/brooklyn
  • Housing Works
    57 Willoughby Street, 2nd Floor
    Brooklyn, NY 11201
    Phone: (347) 473-7400
    Website: http://www.housingworks.org/
  • Gay Men’s Health Crisis Office
    446 W. 33rd Street
    New York, NY 10001
    Phone: (212) 367-1000
    Website: http://www.gmhc.org/
  • Urban Justice Center
    40 Rector Street, 9th Floor
    New York, NY 10006
    (646) 602 – 5600
    Website: https://www.urbanjustice.org/
  • African Services Committee
    429 West 127th Street
    New York, NY 10027
    Phone: (212) 222-3882
    Website: http://www.africanservices.org/
  • NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (National Headquarters)
    40 Rector Street, 5th Floor
    New York, NY 10006
    Phone: (212) 965-2200
    Website: http://www.naacpldf.org/
  • Asian American Legal Defense and Educational Fund
    99 Hudson Street, 12 Floor
    New York, NY 10013
    (212) 966-5932
    Website: http://www.aaldef.org/
  • Latino Justice/PRLDEF
    99 Hudson Street, 14th Floor
    New York, York 10013
    Phone: (212) 219-3360
    Website: http://latinojustice.org/
  • Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (MALDEF)
    • Website: https://www.maldef.org
    • National Headquarters
      634 S. Spring Street
      Los Angeles, CA 90014
      Phone: (213) 629-2512
    • National Public Policy Office
      1016 16th Street, N.W., Suite 100
      Washington, D.C. 20036
      Phone: (202) 293-2828
  • Lambda Legal
    120 Wall Street, 19th Floor
    New York, NY 10005
    Phone: (212) 809-8585
    http://www.lambdalegal.org/
  • American Civil Liberties Union (National Headquarters)
    125 Broad Street, 18th Floor
    New York, NY 10004
    Phone (212) 549-2500
    https://www.aclu.org/
  • New York Civil Liberties Union
    125 Broad Street, 19th Floor
    New York, NY 10004
    Phone: (212) 607-3300
    https://www.nyclu.org/
  • Nassau Suffolk Law Service Committee, Inc.
    • Website: http://nslawservices.org/wp/
    • Nassau Office
      1 Helen Keller Way, 5th Floor
      Hempstead, NY 11550
      (516) 292-8100
    • Islandia Office (serves Suffolk West of Route 112)
      1757 Veterans Highway, Suite 50
      Islandia, NY 11749
    • Riverhead Office (serves Suffolk East of Route 112)
      400 W. Main Street, Suite 301
      Riverhead, NY 11901

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