Fifth Avenue Committee, Inc. (FAC) is a 40 year old South Brooklyn based non-profit comprehensive community development corporation whose mission is to advance economic and social justice. FAC develops and manages affordable housing and community facilities, creates economic opportunities and ensures access to economic stability, organizes residents and workers, offers student-centered adult education, and combats displacement caused by gentrification. FAC works to transform the lives of over 5,500 low and moderate income New Yorkers annually so that we can all live and work with dignity and respect while making our community more equitable, sustainable, inclusive and just.
The Housing Development Unit develops and preserves safe, affordable housing for residents in South Brooklyn. The pipeline currently contains 8 active projects comprising over 1,200 units and includes a diversity of new construction and renovations, senior and family housing, and mixed income and mixed-use projects in Brooklyn and Queens. FAC places a strong emphasis on sustainable development as well as innovative deal structures and financing mechanisms to achieve our mission and meet community need.