Federal and State laws cover housing discrimination. You can file a claim through the New York State Division of Human Rights.
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The federal Fair Housing Act and the Fair Housing Amendment Acts (42 U.S. Code 3601-3619, 3631) address the matter at the federal level, in addition there are many state and local laws.
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