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Newsday Explains Why LIHS Must Conduct Housing Discrimination Testing

50 pages of coverage on Housing Discrimination on Long Island

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Fair Housing for Persons with Disabilities video

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1000s Submit Comments Opposing HUD’s Attack on Civil Rights Protection

Businesses, Policymakers, Advocates, Experts speak out

Supporters from fair housing, education, health, technology, finance, government & law challenge HUD proposal to gut disparate impact tool under the Fair Housing Act as comment period ends
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Long Island Housing Services 50th Anniversary Retrospective

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50th anniversary Gala video, photos, and journal

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran speaking with Long Island Housing Services Executive Director Ian Wilder and Board President Connie LassandroCounty Executive Laura Curran speaking with Long island Housing Services Executive Director Ian Wilder and Board President Connie Lassandro
Nassau County Executive Laura Curran speaking with Long Island Housing Services Executive Director Ian Wilder and Board President Connie Lassandro

 

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Arrestees Fair Housing Protections

Effective July 11, 2019, prior arrest protections were extended to housing.

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Join statewide Day of Action Thursday Oct 10th

LIHS Joins other NYS Civil Rights groups opposing
HUD’s undermining of the Disparate Impact Rule

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Source of Income Housing Discrimination Protections

The New York State Human Rights Law was amended, effective April 12, 2019, to protect those who rely on any lawful source of income from discrimination in housing. (more…)

Strongly oppose the Deactivation of the Disparate Impact Rule

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (“HUD”) just moved to essentially nullify the Disparate Impact Rule by dismantling a 45-year-old precedent which provides time-tested protection against housing discrimination. The proposed dis-regulation would dramatically weaken disparate impact liability under the Fair Housing Act. (more…)

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