Welcome to GSBDC, a HUD-Certified Housing Counseling Agency

Our Mission

Greater Sheepshead Bay Development Corporation (GSBDC) is a Non-Profit, 5O1©(3), HUD Certified Housing Counseling Agency, and NYS Neighborhood Preservation Company, with a 42-year commitment to providing a wide variety of free housing services to the residents of the communities known as Sheepshead Bay, Gerritsen Beach, Gravesend, and Homecrest. It is the only HUD-certified housing counseling agency in Southern Brooklyn. Since 2009, the onset of the housing crisis, GSBDC has been at the forefront of assisting apartment dwellers and homeowners through many housing crises, namely, predatory homebuyer lending, Super Storm Sandy, and now the COVID pandemic. 

Our goal is to improve the quality of life of the population in our catchment area and beyond

Our Services

Housing Exemptions

Housing Exemptions

Process applications for tenants, coop owners, and homeowners

Financial Management & Budget Counseling

Complete financial evaluation of income and expenses, standard with all counseling services.


For more information about the services, please call us at:
(718) 332-0582 or email gsbdcorp@aol.com

Contact Information

We are funded by:

Statement: We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate in hiring, employment, or servicing on the bases of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the federal, state, or local law. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees and our clients feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation.