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1411 Avenue N and ZP Realty Capital's Zev Pollak (Credit: Google Maps and ZP Realty Capital)

“It’s a Jewish building”: Brooklyn landlord accused of housing discrimination

New York landlord Zev Pollak refused to let African Americans rent at one of his Brooklyn properties, maintaining that...

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (Credit: Getty Images)

Facebook allows landlords to violate the law: Cuomo

Facebook’s reputation is taking another hit: this time, it’s for continued claims of alleged fair housing discrimination. Gov. Andrew...

Judge says landlord, realty firm should pay $25K penalty for transgender discrimination

A judge recommended that a landlord and realty company pay $25,000 for discriminating against a transgender woman seeking an...

Black homeowners have lost $156B thanks to systemic undervaluation: report

Homeownership has been billed as a way to generate wealth for American families, but a new study shows blacks...

Status update: HUD accuses Facebook of discriminatory housing ads

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is taking aim at Facebook, claiming the social networking website enables...

City sues property manager, broker for refusal to accept government vouchers

The city of New York sued a broker and a landlord Wednesday for allegedly refusing to accept tenants using...

New York City is still segregated 50 years after Fair Housing Act

Fifty years after the passage of the Fair Housing Act, the city’s housing stock remains segregated. And according to...

Black applicants twice as likely as whites to get denied for mortgage loans: study

A stark racial disparity still exists when it comes to receiving mortgage loans. Although overall mortgage applications are getting...

Here’s what Zuckerberg had to say about alleged housing ad discrimination

Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg was grilled over alleged housing ad discrimination on the company’s social network during his Senate...

Coalition revives effort to end “source of income” housing discrimination in New York

In most of New York state, having enough money to pay rent doesn’t necessarily get you an apartment. In fact, most counties have no...

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