Genesis Homes opened in 1992 in East New York, Brooklyn, providing stable housing for 150 families, as well as a wide range of services oriented towards the needs of the tenants as well as members of the broader community.

Half of the apartments at Genesis are for formerly homeless families; the other half provide affordable housing for low income families.

Services include but are not limited to:

  • On-site GED classes
  • Computer training
  • Medical services
  • Youth support groups
  • A mentoring and sport for development
  • A tenant advocacy program