Human rights commission
Affordable Housing Tenant In Luxury Manhattan Tower Accuses Landlord Of Ignoring Neighbor's Racist Harassment
The resident of the luxury Sky highrise on West 42nd Street said because she's in an affordable housing unit, management ignores her complaints.
Nov 19, 2020 3:17 PM
NYC Human Rights Commission Forms COVID-19 Team After Anti-Asian Discrimination Skyrockets
There were 105 reports of anti-Asian harassment or discrimination since February. During the same time period last year, there were five.
Apr 19, 2020 4:28 PM
Transgender Tenant Who Was Sexually Harassed By Real Estate Broker Will Get $50K In Damages In Human Rights Commission Order
The broker told a prospective tenant she couldn't rent "near people or children" and made lewd comments about her gender identity.
Mar 10, 2020 5:07 PM
NYPD Accused Of Discriminating Against Non-English Speakers By Withholding Translation Services
'We're alleging that it's a systemic failure on the account of the police.'
Updated: Aug 13, 2018 3:28 PM
Congressman & Bronx Borough President File Grievance Against Attorney Seen In 'Viral Racist Rant'
New York Congressman Adriano Espaillat and Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. have filed a grievance against Aaron Schlossberg.
Updated: May 18, 2018 11:21 AM
Chelsea Goodwill Employees Allegedly Kicked Two Women Out For Speaking Spanish
"You can't speak Spanish in here. This is America."
Updated: Mar 1, 2017 2:27 PM
Five Landlords & A Broker Accused Of Discriminating Against Would-Be Renters With Housing Vouchers
Erickson Jinaut had city housing vouchers and a full-time job as a security guard and it still took him two years to get out of the city's homeless shelter system.
Updated: Jan 11, 2017 2:47 PM
City Approves Women-Only Swimming Hours At Two Public Pools
"This undermines the purpose of the human rights law," she said. "You can't keep hacking away at it."
Updated: Jul 6, 2016 6:00 PM
Another Brooklyn Public Pool Flip-Flops On Gender-Specific Swim Hours
A spokesman for the Parks Department could not confirm what guidelines, if any, are used to establish gender-specific swim hours at public pools.
Updated: Jun 16, 2016 5:37 PM
Public Williamsburg Pool Will Keep Women-Only Swimming Hours, For Now
The Human Rights Commission says the policy might violate the NYC Human Rights Law.
Updated: May 27, 2016 12:12 PM
NYC To Bartenders: If A Pregnant Woman Wants A Drink, You'd Better Give It To Her
New guidelines from the city's Human Rights Commission clarify that bars or restaurants cannot refuse to serve a woman just because she's pregnant.
Updated: May 8, 2016 12:45 PM
Landlords Are Keeping Homeless People Homeless By Rejecting Their Rent Vouchers
And the city is doing very little about it, despite a law banning such discrimination.
Updated: Dec 20, 2015 5:38 PM
Back To Top