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Rue Landau, Executive Director

Rue Landau, Esquire
Rue Landau, Esquire is the Executive Director of the Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations (PCHR) and the Fair Housing Commission (FHC). Prior to her appointment, Rue was a senior attorney in the Housing Unit at Community Legal Services (CLS) in Philadelphia. At CLS she specialized in landlord-tenant law with a focus on public and subsidized housing. In 2002, she authored a chapter entitled, “Criminal Records and Subsidized Housing: Families Losing the Opportunity for Decent Shelter,” for Every Door Closed, a publication addressing the barriers facing parents with criminal records. In September 2006, she was named a Pennsylvania Lawyer on the Fast Track by American Lawyer Media. During her tenure at CLS, Rue was an active member of the Philadelphia Bar Association where she served as co-chair of the Municipal Court Committee and as a member of the Commission on Judicial Selection and Retention.

In addition to her professional accomplishments, Rue has served on the boards of Bread and Roses Community Fund, the Women’s Medical Fund and Liberty City Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Democratic Club and the Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation (PHDC). She currently serves on the board of the International Association of Official Human Rights Agencies (IAOHRA).

Rue Landau, Esq., Executive Director