The 5th Annual Fair Housing Symposium

There's no room for housing discrimination in NYC. Save the Date!

The 5th Annual Fair Housing Symposium in commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the NYC Fair Housing Law will host two sessions and a resource fair.

Session I: 2:30pm - 5:15pm
For attorneys, advocates, and service providers.

Session II: 5:30pm - 8:30pm
For tenants and tenant organizers.

A Tenant Resource Fair from 7:00pm - 8:30pm
will give attendees the opportunity to meet with government agencies and service providers for on-site intake.

To RSVP, please visit

If you have questions or need to request an assistive listening device, language interpretation, or other accommodation please email or call (212) 416-0227 by April 13, 2017. The symposium is wheelchair accessible.



April 27, 2017 at 2:30pm - 8:30pm
Hostos Cafe
C Building/East Academic Complex 450 Grand Concourse 3rd FL
Bronx, NY 10451
United States
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