Morris Avenue, Summit

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

  • 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.”

Families:
A mother of 2 children who works for a municipality.
A nurse living with her mother.
A mom of 3 children is a human resources coordinator.
A father with 2 children works at a nursing home.
A couple with 1 child who is a full-time college student living at home. The father works at a gas station and the mother is a sales associate at a department store.
A mother manages a book store. Her daughter works at a hair salon.