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How To File A Complaint

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 InfoBronx@dhr.ny.gov
Website: http://www.dhr.ny.gov/
Intake 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
http://www.ag.ny.gov/civil-rights/fair-housing
Email-civil.rights@ag.ny.gov.

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
https://portalapps.hud.gov/AdaptivePages/HUD/complaint/complaint-details.htm
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
http://www.justice.gov/actioncenter/submit-complaint