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