Islip Real Estate Company Settles Complaints of Source of Income, Familial Status and Age Discrimination

As seen in Newsday and The Real Deal:

Long Island Housing Services (LIHS) settled a housing discrimination complaint on the basis Source of Income, Familial Status, and Age Discrimination against Kennedy Realty, Inc.  Kennedy Realty, Inc. is a real estate company with an office in Islip, New York. (more…)

Brookhaven Real Estate Company Agrees to Settle Complaints of Source of Income and Disability Discrimination

As seen in Long Island Business News, Newsday, and The Real Deal:

The Long Island Housing Services (LIHS) settlement of a Source of Income and Disability Discrimination complaint against H&G Realty originated with an investigation of New Highway Apartments. H&G Realty has offices in Middle Island and Miller Place, New York.

Brokerage settles discrimination complaint with housing agency

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Housing Discrimination Rights training including arrests and convictions 11/15/23

Capacitación sobre derechos contra la discriminación en vivienda incluyendo arrestos y condenas

Register/Regístrese: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_UuDKIzpxSea50qQB7OUOIA

This FREE training will educate the general public on how to recognize fair housing violations under New York State Human Rights Law.  This training may teach you to recognize discrimination against individuals with prior criminal convictions and/or prior arrests.   With this training, we will cover a discussion on how to document and report housing discrimination.  This webinar will also provide you with training on source of income discrimination, sex discrimination (harassment and gender), familial status discrimination, disability discrimination, and other prohibited basis.  It will also include a discussion on how to appeal a denial of housing based on prior convictions and/or prior arrests.

This training will provide ASL and Spanish interpretation services.

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Coram Apartment Complex Settles Source of Income Discrimination Complaint

Long Island Housing Services (LIHS) settled a Source of Income complaint against Oakview Apartments in Coram, Homestead Village Associates, and Cole Group Realty.

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Highest Number of Housing Discrimination Complaints to Date Nationally

 Latest findings underscore the need for more robust funding for local fair housing enforcement organizations to create sustainability for non-profit private agencies obtaining relief for victims of housing discrimination.

Washington, D.C. —The National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA) — of which Long Island Housing Services, Inc. (LIHS) is a member — released data showing that the number of housing discrimination complaints rose to more than 33,000 nationwide last year, the highest on record. In a troubling turn, domestic violence related complaints saw a noticeable increase along with complaints based on source of income, according to new data published in the latest Fair Housing Trends Report. (more…)

Housing Discrimination Rights training including arrests and convictions 9/20/2023

Capacitación sobre derechos contra la discriminación en vivienda incluyendo arrestos y condenas

This FREE training will educate the general public on how to recognize fair housing violations under New York State Human Rights Law and the Federal Fair Housing Act. This training may teach you to recognize discrimination against individuals with prior criminal convictions and/or prior arrests. With this training, we will cover a discussion on how to document and report housing discrimination. This webinar will also provide you with training on source of income discrimination, sex discrimination (harassment and gender), familial status discrimination, disability discrimination, and other prohibited basis. It will also include a discussion on how to appeal a denial of housing based on prior convictions and/or prior arrests. This training will provide ASL  and Spanish interpretation services. (more…)

Let Elderly Tenants know they are not on their own

You can protect vulnerable tenants

I’d like to tell you about an elderly couple on a fixed income that spoke with a LIHS HUD-certified Housing Counselor, Alisa Drinkwater. (more…)

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