Fair Housing Organizations

NYS Division of Human Rights - Human Rights Law

New York has the proud distinction of being the first state in the nation to enact a Human Rights Law, which affords every citizen “an equal opportunity to enjoy a full and productive life.” The New York State Division of Human Rights was created to enforce this important law. The mission of the agency is to ensure that " every individual . . . has an equal opportunity to participate fully in the economic, cultural and intellectual life of the State."

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Nassau County Human Rights Commission

The Nassau County Human Rights Commission is committed to improving relations and ensuring equality of opportunity in Nassau County, and to eliminate discrimination in employment, housing, places of public accommodation and education.

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Suffolk County Human Rights Commission

The Suffolk County Human Rights Commission investigates and enforces Federal, State and County laws pertaining to human rights, antidiscrimination, fair housing and equal employment laws in Suffolk County.

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Fair Housing NYC

Fair Housing NYC is a joint website of the NYC Commission on Human Rights and the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development.

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NY Attorney General - Fair Housing Resources

Federal and New York State laws exist to ensure that equal housing opportunities are available to all. Some local governments offer even more protections. This brochure explains some of those laws and includes information about what to do if you believe a landlord, seller or lender has discriminated against you.

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