let’s talk about fair housing
Where we live matters. That’s why the City of New York is asking you to share your stories, your struggles, and your dreams for fair housing in New York City.
Understand the history
In order to build a more just future for our city, it’s important to discuss our shared history and reflect on some of the laws, policies, and practices that impact fair housing in New York City today. Learn more:
Share your thoughts
Answer the questions below to join the conversation and help shape the next chapter of fair housing policy in New York City. You can also host a meeting with your family, friends, neighbors, co-workers, classmates, or community group.
click on the topics below to get started:Our History of SegregationYour Neighborhood ExperienceHousing Challenges and DiscriminationOur Shared Vision for the Future
Our History of Segregation
By some measures, New York City is one of the most segregated cities in the U.S. today. This means that not all New Yorkers have qual access to the opportunities our city has to offer due to historic and present day injustices which especially impact communities of color. Watch the video "Where We Live Matters" and reflect on how that history shows up in our lives and our neighborhoods.