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    As of February 15, 2021, most NYC rental properties are subject to the City Human Rights Law's source of income protections, regardless of number of units in the property. This means that more New Yorkers seeking housing are protected from discrimination based on their use of housing vouchers.
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    Public Artist in Residence Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya and the Commission launch
    "I Still Believe in Our City," a public awareness initiative celebrating the beauty and resilience of Asian and Pacific Islanders and Black communities in the face of racial injustice, xenophobia, and COVID-19-related discrimination.

Grade A

    For the fourth consecutive year, the Commission received an “A” grade for our commitment to advance procurement opportunities for Minority/Women-owned Business Enterprises.

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Important Office Update

    Beginning March 16, 2020, the Commission’s offices in Manhattan and all of our borough Community Service Centers are closed and staff are working remotely. Staff are working diligently to transition all existing appointments to be conducted over the phone or through video conference. To schedule any new appointments, please contact 311 and ask for the Commission on Human Rights.


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