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Disrupting and Closing the Racial Wealth Gap

Achieving Economic Equity. For more than 56 years, Restoration has worked to advance community development and racial equity.

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Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation and St. Nicks Alliance Celebrate Groundbreaking of Dekalb Commons, New 100% Affordable Housing in Bed-Stuy

Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation and St. Nicks Alliance Celebrate Groundbreaking of Dekalb Commons, New 100% Affordable Housing in Bed-Stuy

Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation (Restoration) and St. Nicks Alliance (St. Nicks) celebrated the groundbreaking of Dekalb Commons, three new 100% affordable housing developments in the heart of Central Brooklyn. The new development features  85 units including 13 set aside for formerly homeless individuals, and 1,187 square feet of commercial space, continuing Restoration’s long legacy as a leading affordable housing developer in Brooklyn.

Our Impact

  • 60K+

    Individuals served annually

  • 1.5M

    Plaza visits per year

  • 24K

    Clients placed in jobs

  • $650M

    Investment in Central Brooklyn

Help Restoration to support Bedford-Stuyvesant neighbors and many others in the 5 boroughs.

What We Do

Financial Inclusion

Financial Inclusion

We provide counseling and resources on topics such as budgeting, credit repair, savings and accessing benefits and social services to help clients to achieve financial success.

Real Estate and Commercial Development

Real Estate and Commercial Development

Restoration forges strategic partnerships with developers and city officials to make the process and outcomes of real estate development in Brooklyn more inclusive and equitable.

Health and Wellness

Health and Wellness

We use advocacy, public events, and meaningful partnerships to transform the health and wellness of the community we serve.

Job Creation

Job Creation

We create professional mobility by connecting individuals to training, networking and opportunities for meaningful employment.

Housing Stabilization and Homeownership

Housing Stabilization and Homeownership

We empower our clients to build intergenerational wealth by providing affordable housing and pathways to homeownership.

Small Business and Entrepreneurship

Small Business and Entrepreneurship

We provide business owners with resources and support, including one-on-one counseling, webinars, and workshops, to help them start, grow and scale their businesses.

Why The Racial Wealth Gap

Nationally, median net worth:

BLACK

HOUSEHOLDS

$24K

LATINX

HOUSEHOLDS

$36K

WHITE

HOUSEHOLDS

$188K