About Us

About GSBD Corp

 

GREATER SHEEPSHEAD BAY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION is a HUD CERTIFIED HOUSING COUNSELING AGENCY.

We are continuing to service community residents during the Covid crisis although our storefront is closed. Please, direct your housing counseling questions and needs to gsbdcorp@aol.com or call (718) 332-0582.

If you have eviction, foreclosure, or forbearance problems, we will help you.

Our Mission

Greater Sheepshead Bay Development Corporation is a community-based, HUD-certified Housing Counseling Agency whose mission is to improve the lives of multi-cultural low- to moderate-income tenants, coop owners, and homeowners by preserving and updating the housing stock, social environment, and maintaining housing affordability. We provide homeownership counseling services that include pre-purchase counseling, housing exemption services, mortgage delinquency resolution, financial & budget management, and home improvement services. In addition, we provide senior citizen financial counseling and process housing exemption applications for tenants, coop owners, and homeowners to reduce monthly housing costs. Our goal is to improve the quality of life of the population in our catchment area and beyond.

We serve the communities of Sheepshead Bay, Gerritsen Beach, Gravesend, Homecrest, and Manhattan Beach (zip codes 11235, 11224, 11229, 11223) and we also provide services in adjoining neighborhoods (zip codes 11207, 11208, 11234, 11236) upon request.

Our Services:

  • Housing Exemptions: Process applications for tenants, coop owners, and homeowners.
  • Mortgage Delinquency & Default Resolution Counseling: Process loan modification requests.
  • Financial Management & Budget Counseling: Complete financial evaluation of income and expenses, standard with all counseling services.
  • Home Improvement & Rehabilitation Counseling: Process home improvement loans.
  • Homebuyer Counseling:


    First-Time Homebuyer Online Course


SERVICES ARE FREE OF CHARGE.

For more information about the services, please call us at:

(718) 332-0582 or email gsbdcorp@aol.com


We are funded by:

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.