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Morris Habitat for Humanity Accepting Applications for Condominiums in Morristown

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Applications are now being accepted for 2 lower income condominiums to be built on Willow Street, Jr. Avenue in Morristown.  Once completed, the homes will be sold as affordable homeownership to the selected applicants.

One unit will feature 2 bedrooms and 1 bath and the other unit will have 3 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms; both will be energy efficient and feature energy star rated appliances. Additionally, each unit will have a garage.  The 3-bedroom unit will be handicap accessible/adaptable.

Since 1985, Morris Habitat for Humanity has built, rehabilitated or preserved 335 homes, making a difference in the lives of every Habitat Homeowner. Since inception in 1985, there have been ZERO foreclosures!

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The Habitat for Humanity homeownership program does more than put a roof over someone’s head.  In affordable, healthy, decent, stable homes:

  • Families can provide stability for their children.
  • A family’s sense of dignity and pride grows.
  • Health, physical safety, and security improve.
  • Educational and job prospects increase.

Applicants should check online at www.morrishabitat.org/homeownership/apply-for-home-ownership for details on qualifications.  Applicants should have a household income of at least $47,000 and there are maximum income limits based on household size. Additionally, applicants should have good credit scores and a clean credit history. Most important to Morris Habitat is the willingness of the applicant to fulfill the Habitat path to homeownership requirements.  These requirements include attendance and participation in home buyer education workshops and the willingness to contribute “sweat equity” in the amount of at least 300 hours helping to build their home.

All the details will be discussed at the mandatory orientation meetings which will be held at 274 South Salem Street, Randolph, NJ

On the following dates:

Thursday February 9 at 6:30PM

Saturday February 11 at 10:00AM

Wednesday February 15 at 6:30PM

 

 To register go to http://www.morrishabitat.org/homeownership/apply-for-home-ownership

The sessions start right on time, and no one will be admitted late.   Also, while we love children, space in the room is tight, so please try to leave the children at home.

 

About Morris Habitat for Humanity:

Morris Habitat for Humanity is part of a global, nonprofit housing organization operated on Christian principles by building homes, communities and hope. Morris Habitat is dedicated to eliminating substandard housing locally and worldwide through constructing, rehabilitating and preserving homes; advocating for fair and just housing policies; and providing training and access to resources to help families improve their living conditions. Habitat for Humanity was founded on the conviction that every man, woman and child should live in dignity and safety, and that decent shelter in decent communities should be a matter of conscience and action for all. Morris Habitat welcomes volunteers and supporters from all backgrounds and serves people in need of decent housing regardless of race or religion.

Since 1985 Morris Habitat has served 335 households though home ownership opportunities, home preservation, and international home building programs.. In addition, proceeds from the ReStore, opened May 2007, have built 18 homes and diverted almost 5,600 tons of useable material out of landfills.  Located at 274 South Salem Street, Randolph. Store hours: Tues & Thurs 10 a.m. - 8 p.m., Wed, Fri. and Sat. 10  - 6 p.m. Closed Sunday and Monday.

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