North Babylon Real Estate Company Agrees to Settle Source of Income and Disability Discrimination Complaint

The Long Island Housing Services (LIHS) settlement of a Source of Income and Disability Discrimination complaint against Coldwell Banker Easton Properties originated with an investigation of New Highway Apartments.  Easton Properties is located in North Babylon, New York. (more…)

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…)

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…)

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…)

LIHS resolves another Source of Income Complaint

Long Island Housing Services and Eagle Rock Properties Settle Source of Income Discrimination Complaint

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#BanIncomeBiasNY to end NYS Source of Income Discrimination

Long Island Housing Services, which worked with local coalitions to pass laws in Nassau and Suffolk counties to outlaw Source of Income Discrimination, has joined a statewide coalition to ban it throughout New York State. (more…)

Increasing Tenant Protections against Disability and Source of Income Discrimination at Bi-county Landlord

Long Island Housing Services, Inc. today announced a settlement agreement that requires a Long Island landlord to adopt a written policy of non-discrimination and policies for reasonable accommodations for persons with disability with service animals and emotional support animals, along with providing fair housing training to its staff. (more…)