What if I Believe I am a Victim of Discrimination?

Federal and NYS law prohibits housing discrimination based on your race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status, or disability. If you have been trying to buy or rent a home or apartment and you believe your civil rights have been violated, you can file your fair housing complaint by contacting:


New York State
Division of Human Rights

One Fordham Plaza
4th Floor
Bronx, New York 10458
Toll free (888) 392-3644
TDD/TTY (718) 741-8300
Email [email protected]
Website: http://www.dhr.ny.gov/
Complaint Form   

Civil Rights Bureau of the New York State Attorney General’s Office
Office of the Attorney General

The Capitol
Albany, NY 12224-0341
(800) 771-7755 or (212) 416-8250
Email-[email protected].

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
451 7th Street S.W.
Washington, DC 20410

U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
New York and New Jersey Office
26 Federal Plaza
New York, N.Y. 10278
(800) 496-4294
Website - www.hud.gov

United States Department of Justice
U.S. Department of Justice
Civil Rights Division

950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Housing and Civil Enforcement Section, NWB
Washington, DC 20530-0001
(202) 514-4713