Young Black Professional Alleges Housing Discrimination in Brooklyn

Maria Perez
Sep 9, 2019 - 9:00
Young Black Professional Alleges Housing Discrimination in Brooklyn

ABlack Harvard graduate says landlords in New York keep denying her an apartment because she is “fiscally irresponsible,” but believes they will not approve her applications because of the color of her skin.

Addy Fahi, 28, who is identified by her middle name, told the Bed-Stuy Patch that despite having a $90,000 salary, a pristine credit score, and no student debt, she continues to be denied from renting apartments in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Bed-Stuy, and says it is the result of racial discrimination.

"It is so incredibly frustrating as a Black woman to have checked...

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