Housing

Every Brooklynite should have access to affordable and safe housing in the communities they call home

A new construction in Crown Heights
A member of Brooklyn Movement Center
A row of attached homes in Kensington
103,000

Brooklyn residents live in public housing – more than any other borough

51%

of Brooklyn tenants are rent burdened, with over 30% of their income going to rent

131

Homeless shelters are located in Brooklyn – the most of any borough across NYC

Our Approach

Having a safe and secure place to live is the foundation Brooklynites need to lead stable lives and be active members in their communities. Brooklyn Org is dedicated to uplifting community-based organizations and coalitions that provide resources to our unhoused neighbors, advocate for tenant rights, and help homeowners stay in their homes.

Nonprofit Resources

Brooklyn Org provides holistic support and resources to nonprofits across the borough, from funding to capacity building, and more.

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Who We Back

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Brayan Pagoada (left) at a protest with Churches United for Fair Housing. Courtesy CUFFH.
Regardless of their income, social housing will create stability for everyone. We demand to house everyone, stop gentrification, end homelessness, support tenant rights, and build social housing. Brayan Pagoada
Director of Organizing, Churches United for Fair Housing
Courtesy Bridge Street Development Corporation
Despite the worrisome trends we’re all seeing, I am continually encouraged and inspired by the spirit of community and resiliency that resides within the people of Central Brooklyn. Gregory Anderson
President and CEO, Bridge Street Development Corporation
A group of people holding signs in front of a building.
Cooperative homeownership starts with [organizing] rental tenants. We hope to be able to support those tenants in taking ownership of their buildings. Margy Brown
Executive Director, UHAB