Press Releases : Discrimination

Division on Civil Rights Takes Enforcement Action Against 35 Housing Providers for Failing to Comply with the Fair Chance in Housing Act

Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin and the Division on Civil Rights (DCR) announced today that DCR has issued 35 Notices of Violation to housing providers across the State for allegedly violating New Jersey’s Fair Chance in Housing Act (FCHA).

AG Platkin Announces Initiative to Address Discrimination in Home Appraisals

Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin announced today the launch of the Home Appraisal Discrimination Initiative to address persistent systemic inequities in real estate appraisals, which play a critical role in the homebuying and home refinancing process.

Division on Civil Rights Issues Notice of Violation in Response to Advertisements Excluding Jewish Customers

“Gig Economy” Worker Violated the Law Against Discrimination by Excluding Jewish Customers.

AG Platkin Announces Resolutions with Five Municipalities Alleged to Have Discriminated Against LGBTQIA+ Individuals Seeking Marriage Licenses

Five Municipalities Received Notices of Violation for Posting LGBTQIA+ Exclusionary Marriage License Applications or Marriage License Information on their Websites.

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