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A busy outreach weekend for the FHJC! In addition to Pride events in Brooklyn and Long Island, we'll also be at @nhsbrooklyn 's Housing Resource Fair at the historic Lenox Road Baptist Church. Tons of useful information and workshops for tenants, homebuyers, homeowners, and landlords. We'll handing out literature and sharing info on fair housing rights and responsibilities, and the fight to eliminate #HousingDiscrimination. Hope we see you there!
Hey Long Island – we’ll be at this Sunday’s #LongIslandPride celebration at Heckscher Park in Huntington, sharing information about LGBTQ+ fair housing rights and the overall fight to eliminate housing discrimination. Stop by our booth to learn more about the FHJC and our work to create open, inclusive, accessible communities. (And maybe grab a free lollipop!)
“While lawsuits against huge corporations achieve large settlements and grab headlines… discrimination by so-called ‘mom-and-pop’ operations is just as damaging.” A new FHJC source-of-income lawsuit in Brooklyn. Read about it at
June is Pride month! FHJC will be on hand at several Pride events this year. First up is Brooklyn Pride this Saturday, June 11th in Park Slope. Stop by our booth to say hello, pick up some literature, and learn more about the fight to #EndHousingDiscrimination. More info at See you there!
We’re here for you, New York! Our service area includes all New York City boroughs, Long Island, and Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, and Westchester counties. That’s roughly two-thirds of the state’s population and nearly 3% of the overall US population. Our counseling and investigative services are provided to the general public FREE OF CHARGE and without regard to household income. The Fair Housing Justice Center: • Assists individuals and organizations with housing discrimination complaints and to exercise their fair housing rights. • Initiates investigations to identify, document, and eliminate systemic housing discrimination. • Advocates for policies and programs that foster more open, accessible, and inclusive communities. • Engages in outreach, educational and training activities to increase public awareness about fair housing rights and strengthen fair housing law enforcement. • Provides assistance for housing accessibility modifications for renters with disabilities through the Adele Friedman Housing Accessibility Fund. To report housing discrimination, or to learn more about FHJC and ways to get involved in our work, visit or call us at 212-400-8201. Help us make fair housing a living reality for EVERYONE.
We had a great time at the National Puerto Rican Day 152nd Street Cultural Festival on Saturday. Thank you to the organizers and to everyone who stopped by our booth to discuss fair housing and the importance of creating open, accessible, inclusive communities.
La pasamos muy bien este sábado en el Festival Cultural del Día Nacional Puertorriqueño de la Calle 152. Gracias a los organizadores y a todos los que pasaron por nuestra mesa para hablar sobre la vivienda justa y la importancia de crear comunidades abiertas, accesibles e inclusivas.
This Memorial Day, the FHJC joins in honoring all those who have given their lives in military service. Military status is a protected characteristic under New York #FairHousing law. And rightly so.
National Puerto Rican Day is coming! After a two-year hiatus, the event is returning to the Bronx. Kickoff is this Saturday, May 27, with the 152nd Street Cultural Festival. We’ll be there handing out our literature and answering questions about fair housing rights. We hope to see you there!
¡Se acerca el Día Nacional Puertorriqueño! Después de una pausa de dos años, el evento regresa al Bronx. Se inicia este sábado, 27 de mayo, con el Festival Cultural de la Calle 152. Estaremos allá repartiendo nuestra literatura y respondiendo preguntas sobre los derechos de vivienda justa. ¡Esperamos verte!