habitat_humanityKEANSBURG, NJ - Habitat for Humanity has acquired land in Keansburg and will soon be building a 3-bedroom home. They will be accepting applications for this home from families with significant housing needs.  The following items must be met in order to fulfill general eligibility guidelines:

  1. You must be living in substandard housing.  For example: poor heating, leaks in the roof, overcrowding, unsafe or unsanitary conditions.
  2. You must be a legal resident of the United States.
  3. Your annual gross income must be between $35,000.00 and $55,000.00 per year.
  4. You must complete 30 hours of sweat equity work at the current work site as your application fee.  If you are chosen, you must complete an additional:
  • Two Homeowners = 450 Hours with a minimum of 200 hours of actual construction.
  1. You must provide Habitat with authorization to verify your employment, sources of income, and bank balances as well as undergo a credit check and provide credit, landlord and personal references.  Income tax statements for three years will be needed.  A criminal background check will also be required.
  2. If approved for a Habitat home, a cash down payment of 2% of the purchase price of the home will be required.  You will be provided with a no-interest mortgage to be repaid over a 30-year period.
  3. The resale of the Habitat Home is restricted for 30 years.
  4. The owner must reside in the Habitat home and may not rent it.

Families are selected based on the level of need.  Families not accepted may reapply during other application periods should their circumstances change.

If you have any questions regarding the application process, please feel free to contact me at 732-946-0745.  If you would like an application for a Habitat home, please complete and return the bottom portion of this notice to Habitat for Humanity of Northeast Monmouth County, P.O. Box 3306, Long Branch, New Jersey 07740-3306.  Please return IMMEDIATELY!


Name: ____________________  Telephone No.’s: (Hm.) _____________ (Wk.) _______________

Address: _________________________________________________________________________

Number of family members: ______

Gross Income of all family members

(Including wages, social security, alimony, child support, odd jobs, etc.): $_____________________

I have read the above notice and understand the guidelines for application.  I would like to apply for a Habitat home at this time.

Signature: _______________________ Signature:  _______________________ Date: ___________