39 Morris Avenue

Project Address: 39 Morris Avenue, Summit
Build #49-54: completed 2012 – second “Interfaith Build” – first partnership with the Summit Affordable Housing Corporation

  • 6-plex
  • New construction
  • 3 bedrooms in 2 units & 2 bedrooms in 4 units

Twenty-two faith-based congregations in the area joined to raise the funds and provide the volunteers for this project. The street view of the building has the appearance of a single-family home. Ample parking is provided on the side, and a large area of green space is in the back. In 2013, this project won an Award of Excellence from the Community Builders & Remodelers Association of New Jersey. Morris Habitat was recognized as “Best Affordable Housing Developer.”

Irena Bairova with 2 children works for a municipality.
Maria Stodolak is a nurse living with her mother.
Sheline Tate with 3 children is a human resources coordinator.
Erlande Victor with 2 children works at a nursing home.
Manoj and Hina Bhavsar have 1 child who is a full-time college student living at home. Manoj works at a gas station and Hina is a sales associate at a department store.
Fatima Lopes manages a book store. Her daughter works at a hair salon.