Poster Contest Update!!

LIHS would like to thank everyone who submitted their posters for our First Annual Fair Housing Poster Contest themed: Won’t You Be My Neighbor? We have received many beautiful and creative posters and it was a tough decision for the judges to select the finalists.

We look forward to continue this contest each year and hope that even more contestants get a chance to participate.

Below, you will find the posters that were chosen as finalists, please feel free to submit your votes.

(Voters can donate minimum tax deductible donations of $10 for 10 votes for their favorite poster(s). Prizes include $100 gift cards for the posters receiving the most votes in their category)

Voting dates for your favorite poster will take place between May 2 through May 16, 2016.

Click Here, or on a poster below to vote:

Fair Housing Poster Contest - 1
Fair Housing Poster Contest - 2
Fair Housing Poster Contest - 3
Fair Housing Poster Contest - 4
Fair Housing Poster Contest - 5
Fair Housing Poster Contest - 6
Fair Housing Poster Contest - 7
Fair Housing Poster Contest - 8

April is Fair Housing Month - Won’t You Be My Neighbor? Poster Contest

For more info, view the event details Here.

Click here for the Poster Contest Instructions.

Haga click en este enlace para ver las instrucciones del Concurso de Carteles  en Español.

German American Settlement League - Settlement Agreement and Order

Click here to view Settlement Agreement and Order

German American Settlement League Agrees To Open Community

Click here to view Press release


Click here to view press release
Click here to view complaint with exhibits


HUD Secretary Julián Castro Statement on Ruling in Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. The Inclusive Communities Project, Inc.

Celebrating 46 Years of Advocating and
Enforcing Fair Housing for All Long Islanders

Our mission is the elimination of unlawful housing discrimination and promotion of decent and affordable housing through advocacy and education.  Read about our history.
LIHS serves all the people of Long Island to
  • Promote racial and economic integration and equal housing opportunities
  • Reduce and eliminate unlawful housing discrimination
  • Conduct fair housing testing and facilitate enforcement
  • Educate and assist the public regarding housing rights and opportunities in the region
  • Provide a clearinghouse for information and public presentations
  • Encourage the development of low-income and affordable housing


Fair Housing Acessibility FIRST training 4-24-15


4-2-15 Working Mom and LIHS battle Source of Income Discrimination

Bohemia, Oceanside, New York — April 2, 2015— Long Island Housing Services, Inc. (“LIHS”) today announced a settlement agreement that resolves a series of complaints filed with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (“HUD”) and the Nassau County Commission on Human Rights (“CHR”) against the owner and manager of an apartment complex in Oceanside, Perne Realty, Ltd., and a real estate agency operating throughout Long Island, Laffey Fine Homes.

2/09/2015 LIHS, tenants and landlords challenge Village of Mastic Beach and abusive code enforcement practices

Press Release LIHS; Tenants & Landlords v Village Mastic Beach... Read More...

2/09/2015 LIHS, inquilinos y arrendatarios demandan a la aldea de Mastic Beach por sus prácticas discriminatorias en la aplicación del código de vivienda.

Press Release LIHS, inquilinos y arrendatarios v Village Mastic Beach...Haga click aquí para leer mas....

OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS!!! ~ Year-round opportunity. Needed: Fair Housing Testers

Long Island Housing Services, the not-for-profit, Fair Housing agency serving Nassau and Suffolk is currently seeking conscientious people to serve as Testers. Testers are considered temporary, part-time, per diem employees, as assignments are occasional. Preliminary training is required for which a stipend is offered; per Diem Testers hired will be paid $17/hour. Read More...

Lending Discrimination on Long Island?- 12/10/15

LIHS and National Center for Suburban Studies At Hofstra U. release An Uneven Road to Recovery –Race, Place and Mortgage Lending on LI.
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