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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