Biden Signed A New Order To Take On Housing Discrimination, Advocates Call It A 'Place Setter'
"Many neighborhoods are as racially segregated today as they were in the middle of the 20th century," the president said.
Jan 28, 2021 8:51 AM
NYC Is Requiring Landlords Set Aside Apartments For Voucher Tenants Under New Approach To Enforcing Human Rights Law
Tenants facing housing discrimination for paying rent with a voucher have a new reprieve.
Sep 11, 2020 12:41 PM
Banned A Decade Ago, Housing Discrimination Against Those With Section 8 Still Persists
Source of income discrimination is widespread and endemic in low-income communities where people who are often homeless, disabled and marginalized don’t realize it’s illegal and don’t report it.
Dec 16, 2019 6:53 AM
Lawsuit: Landlords Are Illegally Locking Out Thousands Of Homeless New Yorkers
'It revolves around race and class.'
Updated: Aug 8, 2019 7:11 AM
Brooklyn Landlord Won't Rent His 'Jewish Building' To Black Tenants, Suit Claims
A Brooklyn landlord is being sued for housing discrimination, after allegedly describing one of his Midwood properties as a 'Jewish building,' and refusing for years to rent it out to black tenants.
Updated: Jul 19, 2019 11:24 AM
Long Island Community Founded By Nazis Must End Racist Home-Buying Policies Under State Settlement
The group required that members be "of German extraction" until last year, and the state says that discriminatory rules remained in place.
Updated: May 18, 2017 11:27 AM
Landlords Will Face Tougher Consequences For Discriminating Against (Most) Renters With Criminal Records
Private landlords will have to prove that renting or selling to an applicant is a legitimate safety risk.
Updated: Apr 4, 2016 5:46 PM
Cuomo Will Use Undercover Agents To Root Out Housing Discrimination
Cuomo will deploy a group of fair housing "testers," acting as potential renters, to root out biased, law-breaking landlords and sellers.
Updated: Feb 14, 2016 4:06 PM
Arts & Entertainment
Donald Trump's Dad Was Woody Guthrie's Racist Landlord
"Old Man Trump knows/just how much/racial hate/he stirred up..."
Updated: Jan 22, 2016 1:49 PM
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