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Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities - Prohibiting Discriminatory Housing Practices

Your Right to Fair Housing
Fair housing means that you have a right to live wherever you choose and to be treated according to the same rules as everyone else. The New York City Human Rights Law bans housing discrimination anywhere in New York City based on a disability. If you believe that you or someone you know has been discriminated against because of a disability, or through association with a disabled person, you may file a complaint with the following agencies:

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
26 Federal Plaza, Room 3532
New York, NY 10278
Voice 1 (212) 264-1290
TTY (212) 264-0927
Fax (212) 264-9829
http://www.hud.gov/

Complaints must be filed within one year after alleged discriminatory housing practice has occurred or ceased.

The New York City Commission on Human Rights
40 Rector Street
New York, NY 10006
Voice 1 (212) 306-7500
TTY (212) 306-7686
Fax (212) 306-7474
http://www.nyc.gov/html/cchr/home.html

Complaints must be filed within a year of the last incident of alleged discrimination.

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