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

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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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