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Platzner International Group accused of violating fair housing laws

“Refusal to treat individuals who receive government rent subsidies on equal footing with other prospective renters,” the complaint states, “exacerbates the already profound inequities in housing.”

Ginsburg’s Lofts on Saw Mill River sued to remove disability barriers

“Poorly designed and constructed buildings exclude disabled people,” the complaint states, and “enforcement of civil rights laws is necessary to protect people with disabilities from the devastating impact of housing discrimination.”

Nonprofit Westchester adds 7 organizations

Seven community organizations have joined Nonprofit Westchester, a networking alliance for the nonprofit sector. The new members include: Keeping Communities Safe, an Ossining mentoring group...

Bedford settles housing discrimination lawsuit

Two groups claimed that affordable housing preferences were tilted in favor of white people and created barriers for African-Americans.

Bedford sued by fair housing groups alleging racial discrimination

The lawsuit says Bedford created a system of preferences that make it difficult for African Americans to qualify for the town’s middle-income affordable housing.

Housing groups get grants to fight foreclosure scams

New Yorkers have submitted more than 2,700 complaints about foreclosure scams costing $8.25 million in losses, from 2010 to 2014.