Unfair or even unlawful treatment by an owner is not necessarily discriminatory. Housing discrimination occurs when an individual or family is treated differently than others because of their membership in a protected class.
Examples of issues that are not fair housing issues:
If you have a housing issue that does not involve discrimination, visit the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development's website to learn more about tenant rights and responsibilities, including safety issues, harassment, housing court, and rent issues.
If you are looking for affordable housing opportunities, visit the New York City Department of Housing Preservation & Development's website. Learn more about affordable housing opportunities.