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Freedom of Information Law

If you would like to make a request for a record, please click here for our request form and fill out all relative information. When you finish click on the back button and save to your computer and send as an attachment to foil@dhr.ny.gov.

Please send all email records requests to foil@dhr.ny.gov.

Siaka Paasewe is the Division’s Records Access Officer.  A request for copies of records may also be made by mailing a letter to Siaka Paasewe, Records Access Officer, New York State Division of Human Rights, One Fordham Plaza, 4th Floor, Bronx, New York 10458 or by faxing the request to 718-741-3217. All requests for copies of records must be in writing.

Records can be requested for review by appointment. The hours for appointments are from 9:00AM to 5:00PM on weekdays. A request to review files may be made by calling  Siaka Paasewe, Records Access Officer at 718-741-8422 or by e-mail at spaasewe@dhr.ny.gov or by fax to 718-741-3217 or by mailing a letter to Siaka Paasewe, Records Access Officer, New York State Division of Human Rights, One Fordham Plaza, 4th Floor, Bronx, New York 10458. The records are available for review at the Division’s main office at One Fordham Plaza, 4th Floor, Bronx, New York 10458. Whenever practicable, records shall also be made available for review at a regional office most convenient to the requester. Regional offices are located throughout the State, and their addresses may be obtained from the main office of the agency, by calling 718-741-8400 or by writing to the New York State Division of Human Rights, One Fordham Plaza, 4th Floor, Bronx, New York 10458 or from the Division’s web site.

New York State Division of Human Rights
Subject Matter List of DHR Records

Updated: September 2013

Record Location: One Fordham Plaza, Bronx, New York 10458

Please note, there may be exceptions to availability pursuant to the Freedom of Information Law.

  1. The Human Rights Law, Executive Law Article 15
  2. Rules and Regulations
  3. General Administrative Records. This includes but not limited to Personnel Records, Payroll Records, Finance Records & Mail Room Records
  4. Leases and Contracts
  5. Administrative Policies and Procedures
  6. Internal Training Manuals
  7. General Counsel Legal Opinions
  8. Memorandum of Law.
  9. Human Rights Resource Guide
  10. Information Technology Services Records
  11. Public Information Publications
  12. Annual Reports
  13. Press Releases
  14. Statistics
  15. Public Hearing Calendar
  16. Final Agency Determinations and Commissioner Orders
  17. Commissioner Order Index
  18. Complaint Files
  19. Computerized Case Index of Complaints
  20. General Correspondence
  21. Memoranda of Understanding with Local Commissions
  22. Work Sharing Agreements with EEOC & HUD
  23. Freedom of Information Law Requests
  24. Freedom of Information Law Appeals
  25. NYS Division of Human Rights State Archives Retention Schedules
  26. Internal Control Policy

 

Committee on Open Government
www.dos.ny.gov.