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…)

Affordable Housing double interview Part 2

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Redfin Settles Lawsuit with LIHS, FHJC, & other FH Groups

Real Estate Giant to Modify Its Minimum Home Price Policy, Expanding Access to Services in Communities of Color

Today, the Long Island Housing Services, Inc. (LIHS)  and Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) joined the National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA) and seven other fair housing organizations from throughout the country in announcing a settlement with Redfin Corporation, one of the nation’s largest real estate services companies. This settlement agreement will expand opportunities for consumers in communities of color on Long Island and across the nation. (more…)

Affordable Housing double interview Part 1

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LTV Video: All-In Affordable Housing with Ian Wilder

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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…)

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…)

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