NY passes Gender Identity or Expression Fair Housing Protections

As of January 25, 2019, the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act (GENDA) added gender identity or expression as a protected category under the New York State Human Rights Law. 
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GENDA prohibits employers, educational institutions, landlords, creditors, and others from discriminating against individuals on the basis of gender identity or expression, and make offenses committed on the basis of gender identity or expression hate crimes under New York State law.

If you believe you have been discriminated against, call Long Island Housing Services at 631-567-5111 ext. 375 or email Info@LIFairHousing.org to speak to a trained Fair Housing Investigator or Advocate.

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