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20 Jun
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Morris Habitat bringing two more affordable homes to Perth Amboy – mycentraljersey.com

Morris Habitat bringing two more affordable homes to Perth Amboy

Ethan Mannello MyCentralJersey.com

June 17, 2024 at 9:35am April
Perth Amboy

Morris Habitat for Humanity (MHfH) in partnership with several city organizations has broken ground on two new homes for low- and moderate-income families.

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20 Jun
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Women Build 2024

A huge thank you to everyone who made Women Build 2024 such a success! Click HERE to learn more.

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17 Jun
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New homeowner for Roxbury structure built by high school students will be picked on June 11 – Roxbury Register

New homeowner for Roxbury structure built by high school students will be picked on June 11
May 29, 2024

The second home designed and built by Roxbury High School students is sitting there.

But, its new owner will be chosen, via a lottery system, on Tuesday, June 11. It’s ready to go. On its foundation on West Dewey Avenue, and just waiting for a new family to move in.

The time frame to submit an application to own the township’s newest affordable housing unit closed on May 17.

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30 Apr
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A Celebration for Roxbury’s Second Student-Built House – TAPinto

A Celebration for Roxbury’s Second Student-Built House – TAPinto
Supporters of Habitat for Humanity Project are Honored

• By Roxbury Schools and TAPinto Roxbury
• April 26, 2024 at 11:26 AM

A second house built by students in Roxbury High School’s Structural Design and Fabrication (SDF) program for Morris Habitat for Humanity will soon be moved to a lot on West Dewey Avenue in Kenvil. The school on April 23 hosted an SDF Open House and Parent Night to celebrate the accomplishment.

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04 Apr
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Affordable Housing Opportunity in Roxbury Township

Morris Habitat for Humanity Accepting Applications for Affordable Housing in Kenvil, Roxbury Township  

KENVIL, N.J., April 3, 2024–Applications are now being accepted for one moderate-income, two-bedroom home on West Dewey Avenue in Kenvil, (Morris County) New Jersey. The single-family new construction home, built by students at Roxbury High School in partnership with Morris Habitat, will be sold as affordable homeownership to the selected applicant. The sale price will be $207,000.

The ranch-style home will feature two bedrooms and one full bathroom and will be ENERGY STAR certified. The home has a one-car garage and full basement. The home is suitable for families with a household size of two to four people. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, and U.S. military veterans are encouraged to apply.

Interested applicants must attend a mandatory virtual or in-person meeting and information session to qualify. The application deadline is May 17 at 5 p.m. The lottery for eligible applicants will be held on June 11.

Attend in person:

Roxbury Public Library

103 Main Street

Succasunna, N.J. 07876

Tuesday, April 23, 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Attend Online Virtually

Saturday, April 13, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Tuesday, April 16, 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.

For registration, visit: https://www.morrishabitat.org/ homeownership/apply-for-home-ownership

Morris Habitat will hold an affordable 30-year mortgage. The home will have a minimum 30-year deed restriction that allows modest equity upon resale, but mandates that it be sold at an affordable price to another income-eligible family. The prospective homeowners will contribute a minimum of 300 hours of sweat equity helping to build their home as well as other homes.

ABOUT MORRIS HABITAT FOR HUMANITY

Morris Habitat for Humanity is part of a global, nonprofit housing organization, Habitat for Humanity International, committed to building homes, communities, and hope. The organization, which is one of the leading builders of affordable housing in New Jersey, serves 68 municipalities in Morris and Middlesex Counties and the Greater Plainfield area. Through volunteer labor and monetary donations and materials, Morris Habitat builds affordable new homes and provides home repair services to income eligible families and individuals. Since 1985, Morris Habitat has

served nearly 1,000 families through building 188 local homes, preserving 431 homes for low-income and senior residents, and helping 373 families with housing solutions worldwide. The local affiliate organization has engaged more than 150,000 volunteers in its various programs. Morris Habitat also operates a successful ReStore home improvement and furnishings outlet in Randolph which has kept 19,727 tons of reusable materials out of landfills and funded 39 homes. For more information, visit MorrisHabitat.org or call 973-891-1934.

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29 Feb
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19th annual Hearts & Hammers Gala Ad Journal

19th annual Hearts & Hammers Gala Ad Journal

Oh, what a night! Our 19th annual Hearts & Hammers Gala broke our fundraising goals as 400 members of the community came together to help build homes, communities and hope.

We are truly grateful to the more than 75 corporate sponsors who answered the call and supported our largest fundraiser of the year. The overwhelming support underscores the need to provide affordable housing for low- and moderate-income families.

We invite you to read more about our generous sponsors, volunteer opportunities, our ShopMorrisReStore.com e-commerce website and upcoming events in our Ad Journal below.

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12 Feb
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New Home Dedication in Washington Township – Observer-Tribune

New Home Dedication in Washington Township
– Observer-Tribune

• By MARK KITCHIN Staff Writer
• January 25, 2024

The new home is the first Morris Habitat for Humanity has built in the township. It was dedicated on Thursday, Jan 25. Mayor Matt Murello, Morris Habitat for Humanity Chief Executive Officer Liz DeCoursey, and about 20 people including volunteers who worked on the house joined homeowner Syreeta  for the celebration.

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12 Feb
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Ribbon Cutting for 12 Homes in Summit – Summit Times

Ribbon Cutting for 12 Homes in Summit – Summit Times

Morris Habitat for Humanity, a major builder and leading advocate for affordable housing in New Jersey, celebrated the completion of 12 new homes in Summit with a dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony held on December 14, 2023. The celebration brought together the new Habitat homeowners, government officials, volunteers, donors and staff who partnered together to complete the new condominium complex.

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16 Jan
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2024-2026 Strategic Plan

Today, we stand at the threshold of a new chapter—one that is looking to the future, to the next three years and beyond. Our vision for the future is one that pursues bold growth to extend our reach and amplify our impact.

This plan is a testament to our collective commitment to push boundaries, break barriers, and redefine what is possible. Our pursuit of bold growth is driven by a deep rooted belief that every person deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. Through strategic initiatives, collaborative partnerships, and reimagining how we do business, we will make a lasting and meaningful impact on the communities we serve.

As we navigate the path ahead, let us do so with a sense of unity, purpose, and the understanding that together, we have the power to build homes and a brighter and more sustainable future for us all.

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06 Dec
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Morris Habitat for Humanity Receives Grant from Bank of America to Revitalize Homes in Northern New Jersey

RANDOLPH, N.J., November 11, 2023—Morris Habitat for Humanity, a local nonprofit organization dedicated to building homes, communities and hope, received a $75,000 grant from Bank of America (BofA). The funding announcement coincided with BofA’s eighth annual Global Build, a month-long initiative that addresses affordable housing challenges.

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