Video of fun 2022 Fair Housing Gala!

On October 19, 2022, Long Island Housing Services, Inc. (LIHS) honored Mitchell Pally, CEO of the Long Island Builder’s Institute (LIBI), at their Fair Housing Gala for his outspoken advocacy of fair housing rights. Long Island Housing Services hosted its Fair Housing Gala at Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, NY with an evening of dining and dancing.  How to honor Mitch

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Photos of fun 2022 Fair Housing Gala!

2022 Long Island Housing Services' Fair Housing GalaOn October 19, 2022, Long Island Housing Services, Inc. (LIHS) honored Mitchell Pally, CEO of the Long Island Builder’s Institute (LIBI), at their Fair Housing Gala for his outspoken advocacy of fair housing rights. Long Island Housing Services hosted its Fair Housing Gala at Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, NY with an evening of dining and dancing.  How to honor Mitch.  Click more for more photos. photos

2022 Long Island Power 100

It’s a Triple Crown, a Hat Trick, a Three….
Third Year in a row!!!

2022 Long Islannd Power 100 (more…)

Joint Press Release for Long Island Housing Services, Inc., Renaissance Hills and Renaissance Bay

Long Island Housing Services, Inc., Renaissance Hills and Renaissance Bay have entered into an agreement that reflects the parties’ joint commitment to curtail source of income discrimination and to ensure that equal housing opportunities are provided to all prospective tenants. (more…)

20 Ways to Fight Housing Discrimination

Wilder, Ian (2022) “20 Ways to Fight Housing Discrimination,” Touro Law Review: Vol. 38: No. 2, Article 7, 2022. Full article can be downloaded from https://digitalcommons.tourolaw.edu/lawreview/vol38/iss2/7/

When looking at the continuing size of the problem of discrimination it is easy to be paralyzed into inaction by the sweeping scope of the undertaking. (more…)

#FairHousingSelfie

Fair Housing SelfiePlease post to our facebook @LIFairHousing and Twitter @LIFairHousing  your selfie with one of our Fair Housing posters at the following train stations.  Please make sure to tag them with our account and #fairhousingselfie (more…)

Amityville Apartment Complex Settles Disability Discrimination Complaint

Long Island Housing Services, Inc. (LIHS) initiated a systemic fair housing investigation in 2016 for possible disability discrimination.  LIHS’ analysis of its testing and investigation presented sufficient evidence to file a complaint that alleged that Southwood Luxury Apartments and the owner, Southwood Company LLC appeared to be discriminating against individuals with disabilities. Southwood Luxury Apartment is located in North Amityville, New York.   Southwood Company LLC is owned by Heatherwood Communities LLC. (more…)

Brookwood Apartments Settle Source of Income Discrimination Complaints

Long Island Housing Services, Inc. (LIHS) initiated an investigation in 2019 against Brookwood Communities after allegations from prospective renters that the complex was imposing a discriminatory minimum income policy to applicants with housing vouchers.  LIHS’ analysis of its testing and investigation presented sufficient evidence to file a complaint with New York State Division of Human Rights that alleged that Brookwood and its owner, Campbird Management, appeared to be discriminating against individuals with housing vouchers. Campbird operates Brookwood multi-family rental apartment complexes in Ridge, Islip, Holbrook, Sayville, Oakdale, and Bay Shore.

People who believe that they have experienced housing discrimination in Nassau or Suffolk Counties, can contact Long Island Housing Services, Inc. at 631-567-5111 ext. 375. Hablamos Español 631-567-5111 Ext. 378 or info@lifairhousing.org (more…)

Hiring Fair Housing Investigator!

The Fair Housing Investigator will be responsible for assisting in developing and implementing Long Island Housing Services’ fair housing enforcement activities in conjunction with other Fair Housing Program staff.  Experience in writing, interviewing, advocacy, investigations, public speaking, training and supervision is required.  Salary $53,000 plus benefits. Bilingual skills are desirable.  (more…)

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