The Fair Chance For Housing Act would be a big step towards ending landlord discrimination against people with conviction records. In City and State NY, Hilton Webb, Fair Chance for Housing advocate and resident at The Fortune Society's housing, speaks out about his experiences.READ MORE
Discriminatory landlord background checks prevent access to safe homes after incarceration. In The Daily News, Hilton Webb, Fair Chance for Housing advocate and resident at The Fortune Society’s housing in Harlem, speaks out about his experiences with housing discrimination.READ MORE
At a virtual rally to reinstate indirect costs for nonprofits, our President & CEO JoAnne Page spoke about the impact of funding cuts on nonprofits providing services to vulnerable New Yorkers.READ MORE
New York cannot abandon human services providers as we continue serving communities hardest hit by COVID-19.
In an op-ed, our President & CEO JoAnne Page explains how the risk of losing state contract payments jeopardizes the survival of nonprofits and endangers lives.READ MORE
Macy’s has settled a lawsuit with The Fortune Society over its criminal history screening practices. We welcome the steps Macy’s is taking to more fairly evaluate applicants with conviction histories and comply with the Fair Chance Act.READ MORE