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Housing Rights for People with Criminal Legal Histories video

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Greenbriar Luxury Apartments of East Patchogue discriminated based on Source of Income

On May 6, 2021, the Suffolk County Human Rights Commission (SCHRC) found that Greenbriar Luxury Apartments and Marbil Investors, LLC, discriminated against individuals with housing vouchers in violation of the Source of Income provision of the Suffolk County Human Rights Law based on a complaint brought by Long Island Housing Services, Inc. (LIHS).  This is the first decision of the SCHR Commission based on the Suffolk law. (more…)

Fair Housing Month 2021 events

Fair Housing Month

April 2021 events (more…)

Bay Shore Apartment Settles Source of Income and Disability Discrimination Complaints

Long Island Housing Services, Inc. (LIHS) initiated an investigation in 2019 based on an allegation of discrimination from Suffolk Independent Living Organization (SILO) that Brook Garden Apartments was not accepting prospective renters with Housing Vouchers. (more…)

Audit Request for Proposals Due 2/19/2021

Long Island Housing Services, Inc.  FY 2021 Audit RFP (more…)

Foreclosure Prevention Housing Counselor job opening

Program: Housing Counseling                 Position: Housing Counselor             FLSA Status: Non-exempt

Job Description: Long Island Housing Services seeks to hire a Housing Counselor who is fluent in Spanish and English.
Successful recruit will work under direct supervision of the Housing Counseling Program Manager. The Housing Counselor will provide one-to-one HUD housing counseling and advocacy for residents of Nassau and Suffolk homeowners who are in jeopardy of foreclosure on their primary residence.

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Combating Censorship in Executive Order 13950

NAACP Legal Defense Fund, National Urban League, National Fair Housing Alliance File Suit Against Trump Administration; African American Policy Forum Launches #TruthBeTold Campaign

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Glen Cove Apartment Complex Settles Source of Income and Disability Discrimination Complaint

Long Island Housing Services, Inc. (LIHS) initiated an investigation in 2019 based on an allegation of discrimination against a Glen Cove apartment complex. (more…)

Is Redfin Redlining?

Maps of excluded Redfin listings for Nassau and Suffolk
Maps of excluded Redfin listings for Nassau and Suffolk

Long Island Housing Services Joins Federal Discrimination Litigation to Stop Real Estate Redlining

Challenges Redfin’s Service Policies By Alleging Race and National Origin Discrimination

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