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Did you know that the Child Tax Credit has been expanded for 2021?
NEPTUNE, NEW JERSEY – With the passage of the 2021 American Rescue Plan, more families than ever before will qualify and receive money from the Child Tax Credit. Even those that don’t have income or owe taxes! While many eligible individuals and families will not need to take any additional steps to ensure they receive the […]
The Inside View – A Newcomer’s Introduction to Homeownership Month
NEPTUNE, NEW JERSEY – My time with the Affordable Housing Alliance (AHA) began at the end of April, a little more than a month out from the start of National Homeownership Month. Since I’ve yet to experience the pleasure of purchasing a home myself and to better understand one of the AHA’s major strengths, […]
The Affordable Housing Alliance Completes Its Leadership Transition.
NEPTUNE, NEW JERSEY — The Affordable Housing Alliance (AHA) is pleased to announce the completion of its leadership transition period which saw Randi Moore move from her interim position as Chief Operating Office into her new role as Chief Executive Officer of the AHA. Before joining the Affordable Housing Alliance this past November, Ms. Moore […]
The Affordable Housing Alliance Announces Plans In Support Of Utility Assistance Week.
NEPTUNE, NEW JERSEY — During the week of May 17th, the Affordable Housing Alliance (AHA) will be returning to in-person outreach across Monmouth County to highlight and support The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities Utility Assistance Week’. Working closely in collaboration with a variety of stakeholders throughout the state, the AHA team will be […]
AHA Will Provide New Affordable Housing Units in Monmouth County for Formerly Homeless NJ Residents
Tinton Falls, NJ – The Affordable Housing Alliance (AHA) is excited to announce the opening of a new affordable housing site at Fort Monmouth in Tinton Falls. The development – known as “Patriot Square” – is part of a larger redevelopment effort under the direction of the Fort Monmouth Economic Redevelopment Authority (FMERA). Through coordination with FMERA and […]
On November 16, 2020, Randi Moore will join the Affordable Housing Alliance (AHA) as Chief Operating Officer, with the plan to ascend to the position of CEO on May 1, 2021 when the current CEO, Donna M. Blaze, retires. The announcement follows an intensive search process facilitated by Dennis C. Miller Associates. Moore brings to […]
As The COVID-19 Pandemic Keeps Stumping New Jersey, AHA Remains Committed To Helping Its Residents
For most of the world, 2020 has turned out to be a year to forget. For millions in New Jersey, the consequences are still being felt. The COVID-19 pandemic changed the way many businesses interact with their clients as social distancing guidelines became mandatory to prevent the spread of the virus. Only “essential businesses” remained […]
The Affordable Housing Alliance To Host Its 29th Annual Recognition Awards Luncheon
[Neptune, NJ] –The Affordable Housing Alliance is celebrating twenty-nine years of service to the community at its Annual Recognition Awards Luncheon. The event will be held on October 28th at the Eagle Oaks Golf & Country Club located in Farmingdale, NJ, from 12:00 pm to 2:30 pm. We are pleased to celebrate and recognize the efforts of all […]
Chairman of the Affordable Housing Alliance Announces Retirement
[NEPTUNE, NJ] Ray Smith, Chairman of the Affordable Housing Alliance’s (AHA) Board of Directors, has recently decided to step down from his current role. His colleagues at the Alliance applaud his 18 years of voluntary service to the mission of the agency. Ray Smith held positions as Chairman of the Property Management Committee, member of the […]
Hot Weather Melting Your Savings? Can’t Afford The High Utility Bills?
The PAGE program can help you with up to $1,500 in Annual Assistance! As New Jersey tries to dig itself out of the economic hole this pandemic put us in, blistering weather has forced most of us to crank up the A/C at home. This doesn’t come cheap, though. Especially at a time when we […]
Expanded resources are now available at the Affordable Housing Alliance with funding provided by the New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund. Today, New Jersey has the second-highest unemployment rate in the nation at 16.2%, forcing many families and individuals across the state to reach out for help, but thanks to a $50,000 grant from the New […]
DYESE DAVIS SWORN IN TO THE BROOKDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Dyese Davis, a member of the AHA Board of Directors and former student at Brookdale Community College, was recently sworn in as a member of the Brookdale Community College Board of Trustees. Last week, Gov. Phil Murphy appointed Ms. Davis, a Monmouth County resident and Rutgers University alumnus, as she becomes the only person of color […]
The Affordable Housing Alliance brings smiles to children during NeighborWorks Week
[Neptune, NJ] On Friday, June 12th, the Affordable Housing Alliance’s (AHA) Board of Directors, with the help of local partners, residents and volunteers, will be delivering hundreds of donated gifts to children living in Monmouth County, as part of a weeklong celebration of neighborhood improvement activities nationally recognized as NeighborWorks Week. During NeighborWorks Week (June […]
Affordable Housing Alliance’s COO Appointed to Governor’s Restart and Recovery Advisory Council
Derrick Griggs, Chief Operating Officer of the Affordable Housing Alliance (AHA) in Monmouth County, was appointed to the Facilities and Construction subcommittee of Governor Phil Murphy’s Restart and Recovery Advisory Council. This advisory council, created last Friday, May 8th, brings together leaders from diverse industry groups and community organizations throughout New Jersey to advise state leadership on […]
The Affordable Housing Alliance is offering eHome America’s Money Management course; a FREE online financial workshop you can take at your own pace, on your own schedule, at any computer, tablet or mobile device. Developed with your best financial interests in mind, eHome America’s Money Management is comprehensive and perfect for consumers wanting to improve […]
The AHA Presented With A Record $3.2 Million Check From The NJ Department Of Treasury
The Department of Treasury Unclaimed Property Administration (UPA) presented a record check of $3.2 million to the Affordable Housing Alliance to help provide assistance to low and moderate-income New Jersey households struggling to pay their utility bills. Under state statute, all funds received in unclaimed property deposits from electric and gas utilities are deposited into the Unclaimed […]
FINANCIAL SUCCESS CENTER NETWORK CELEBRATES ONE YEAR OF SERVING MONMOUTH AND OCEAN COUNTIES
Sites to Host Anniversary Events to Welcome Community Members Wall Township, NJ – United Way of Monmouth and Ocean Counties (UWMOC) announces the one year anniversary of the Financial Success Center (FSC) Network, which is comprised of ten sites throughout Monmouth and Ocean counties that provide comprehensive resources under one roof to help residents move […]
Learn About the Different Energy Assistance Programs Offered at the AHA
Don’t know if you qualify for energy assistance? Click on the image above to see Jill Horner, from Comcast Newsmakers, speak with our Director of Utility Assistance, Kathy Kerr, about the different Energy Assistance programs the AHA offers in New Jersey.
#GivingTuesday is a powerful national day of giving, raising funds and creating awareness of issues that affect us all. Your donation to the Affordable Housing Alliance can support our general fund, a specific program or a special project, such as a playground or community room for children. Give to the AHA and give the gift of being home. […]
You could receive up to $25,000 in rehabilitation/repairs funds assistance! If you are a property owner living in the Township of Neptune, you may be eligible for home repair assistance from the Township’s Affordable Housing Rehabilitation Program. This program is funded through the municipality as an obligation of the state’s Mount Laurel Program. The Borough is […]
In Celebration of our Partners, Affiliates, Supporters & Friends! The Affordable Housing Alliance (AHA), formed in 1991 to help provide affordable housing for limited-income households in Monmouth County, will host it’s annual Recognition Awards Luncheon on Wednesday, October 30th, at the Eagle Oaks Golf Club located in Farmingdale, NJ. This year, the AHA will honor […]
Ribbon Cutting for Affordable Housing in Monmouth County
The Affordable Housing Alliance partnered with Millstone Township to develop this project [Millstone, NJ] The Affordable Housing Alliance (AHA) hosted the Ribbon Cutting ceremony for Millstone Place, a 4-unit development that provides affordable housing for families and individuals impacted by homelessness in Monmouth County, with incomes that are less than 30% of the area median income (AMI). […]
We have been made aware that some of our clients have received a recorded message from a number masquerading as one of our numbers. The recorded message states that “your electric service will be disconnected within the next 15 minutes if you don’t call this number 800-931-1968 and make a payment.” PLEASE NOTE THAT THESE […]
Join us for the 2019 Governor’s Conference on Housing and Economic Development
The 2019 Governor’s Conference will be held on September 16 & 17 at the at Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City, as industry experts and decision-makers in business and government, housing and economic development join leaders from the NJ nonprofit community for two days of informed discussions, empowering ideas, and engaging trade and industry exhibitors. Donna M. […]
SAVE THE DATE | 08/14 | Housing Resource Fair | 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM | Toms River, NJ
The Affordable Housing Alliance cordially invites you to participate in the next Housing Resource Fair to be held at the Municipal Building in Toms River on August 14th. This is a great opportunity to take advantage of a number of FREE services provided by different organizations that will have their representatives on-site. These services […]
The Affordable Housing Alliance hosted their Annual Spring House Invitational Golf & Track Outing
The AHA hosted their Annual Spring House Invitational Golf & Track Outing on Friday, July 19th at the Suneagles Golf Club and the Monmouth Park Racetrack in Eatontown, New Jersey. Funding from this event supports social workers for the program, supplies, and materials for participants as well as various events throughout the year for the families participating in the […]
Apply for NJ Housing Vouchers with help from the AHA! It starts TODAY!
If you’re interested in applying for the New Jersey House Choice Voucher Program Waiting List, the Affordable Housing Alliance will offer FREE assistance to ANYONE WHO DOES NOT HAVE ACCESS TO THE INTERNET OR DOES NOT HAVE A SMART PHONE. The Monmouth County Public Housing Agency (MCPHA), as part of the Division of Social Services, is […]
DOZENS OF VOLUNTEERS JOINED HANDS WITH THE AHA TO CLEAN UP THE HENRY HUDSON TRAIL AS PART OF NEIGHBORWORKS WEEK
[Leonardo, NJ] On June 5th, the Affordable Housing Alliance coordinated with the Monmouth County Park System to guide several groups of volunteers to help clean up the busiest sections of the Henry Hudson Trail as part of a week-long celebration of neighborhood improvement activities nationally recognized as NeighborWorks Week. During NeighborWorks Week (June 1-8), the […]
Spring House Invitational Golf & Track Outing | Friday | July 19 | 2019
JOIN US FOR THE 24TH ANNUAL SPRING HOUSE INVITATIONAL GOLF & TRACK OUTING Featuring Continental Breakfast, Golf Prizes and Much More! FRIDAY | JULY 19 | 2019 7:00 AM | REGISTRATION 7:45 AM | SHOTGUN START AND MONMOUTH PARK RACETRACK BBQ Lunch & Clam Bake ALL FOR THE LOW EVENT FEE OF $275 PER GOLFER Just want to […]
Join us on June 1st at the 6th Annual Red Bank Community Wellness Fair
Join us next Saturday, June 1st, at the 6th Annual Red Bank Community Wellness Fair, which will take place at the Red Bank Family YMCA The Affordable Housing Alliance will be there to assist you with Housing & Rental Services, Sandy Recovery, and Utility Assistance! FREE Screenings will be provided, and attendees will be […]
THE AHA IS NOW ASSISTING HOMEOWNERS TO APPLY FOR THE NJ FORECLOSURE MEDIATION PROGRAM!
BEHIND ON YOUR MORTGAGE DUE TO UNEMPLOYMENT OR A REDUCTION OF INCOME? FEELING TRAPPED AND HOLDING ON BY A THREAD NOT TO LOSE YOUR HOME? DON’T WORRY! WE CAN HELP! IMPORTANT FACTS: New Jersey courts oversee the state’s Mortgage Foreclosure Mediation Program (NJ FMP), which encourages borrowers and lenders to reach workable mortgage modification terms. […]
Join us on May 10th for the annual “SCAN Senior Expo & Fashion Show” at the Monmouth Mall This event will feature 40 vendors that will provide information on wellness, healthy lifestyles, screenings, technology & much more! The Affordable Housing Alliance, as a proud supporter of SCAN, will have a resource table available for those New Jersey […]
Ribbon Cutting for Affordable Housing in Monmouth County
THE AFFORDABLE HOUSING ALLIANCE PARTNERED WITH THE ALPERT GROUP TO DEVELOP THIS PROJECT [Ocean Township, NJ] The Affordable Housing Alliance (AHA) and the Alpert Group hosted this morning the Ribbon Cutting ceremony for Cindy Lane Apartments, a 48-unit development that provides affordable housing for families and individuals in Monmouth County. Representatives from the Affordable Housing […]
RIBBON CUTTING FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING IN MONMOUTH COUNTY
THE AFFORDABLE HOUSING ALLIANCE PARTNERED WITH THE ALPERT GROUP TO DEVELOP THIS PROJECT [Ocean Township, NJ] Next Thursday, April 11th, 2019, the Affordable Housing Alliance (AHA) and The Alpert Group will be hosting the Ribbon Cutting ceremony for Cindy Lane Apartments, a 48-unit development that provides affordable housing for families and individuals in Monmouth County, New Jersey. Representatives from the AHA […]
The Affordable Housing Alliance launches revamped NJPowerON.org
The AHA worked with Red Bamboo Marketing on the redesign and redevelopment of site [Neptune, NJ] – The Affordable Housing Alliance, a community catalyst that provides housing and related relief to all who need it, giving every NJ citizen the opportunity to live a better life, announces the launch of its Utilities Department’s newly revamped […]
The AHA’s Director of Utilities talks Energy Assistance with Comcast Newsmakers
Kathleen Kerr sat down with Jill Horner to discuss programs offered by AHA’s Utilities Department Comcast Newsmakers recently interviewed our Director of Utilities, Kathleen Kerr, to talk about the different energy assistance programs offered at the AHA. If you want to learn more about eligibility and how to apply to one of these programs, please […]
Outreach sessions about additional funding for homeowners still rebuilding from Sandy to be held in March
DCA will host outreach sessions throughout the month of March in communities hard hit by Superstorm Sandy The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs, Sandy Recovery Division will hold outreach sessions about additional funding for homeowners still rebuilding in the Reconstruction, Rehabilitation, Elevation, and Mitigation (RREM) Program and the Low- to Moderate-Income (LMI) Homeowners Rebuilding […]
Wells Fargo Donated $6.3 Million to Support New Jersey Nonprofits in 2018
Giving addresses community issues around affordable housing, small businesses, education, and sustainability [TRENTON, NJ] – Wells Fargo announced the company donated more than $6.3 million through 412 grants to local nonprofits, schools and community organizations in 2018 to help the communities and people of New Jersey. Wells Fargo’s philanthropic contributions build on a long history of […]
Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University FREE Workshop. Starts TODAY!
Dave Ramsey‘s Financial Peace University FREE Workshop THE WORKSHOPS ARE FREE! HOWEVER, REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED & MUST COMPLETE ALL DATES OF THE WORKSHOP PRESENTED BY: The Affordable Housing Alliance Every Tuesday and Thursday of March March 5th & March 7th March 12th & March 13th March 19th & March 21st March 26th & March 28th […]
Treasury’s Unclaimed Property Administration Presents $1.8 Million Check to the Affordable Housing Alliance
For Immediate Release: February 1, 2019 For Information Contact: Jennifer Sciortino (609) 633-6565 Treasury’s Unclaimed Property Administration Presents $1.8 Million Check to Help Struggling Households with Utility Costs(TRENTON) – The New Jersey Department of the Treasury’s Unclaimed Property Administration (UPA) presented the Affordable Housing Alliance with a check this week for $1.78 million to help […]
If you’re interested in applying for the New Jersey House Choice Voucher Program (Section 8) Waiting List, the Affordable Housing Alliance will offer FREE assistance to ANYONE WHO DOES NOT HAVE ACCESS TO THE INTERNET OR DOES NOT HAVE A SMARTPHONE. We will offer this FREE assistance from Monday, February 4th until Friday, February 8th. […]
Ray Smith, New Chairman of the Affordable Housing Alliance
We are pleased to announce the election of Ray Smith to the President of the Affordable Housing Alliance, a statewide nonprofit organization with primary offices in Monmouth County. The Alliance provides a continuum of housing-related services, including 600 rental units, housing counseling and disaster relief, financial literacy, utility assistance, homeless housing and prevention services, to […]
The Affordable Housing Alliance launches New Website and Online Resources
[NEPTUNE, NJ]: The Affordable Housing Alliance (AHA), a community catalyst that provides housing and related relief to every NJ citizen who needs it for almost three decades, is proud to announce the launch of our new information portal and website, https://housingall.org/. “This new website now allows us to show how we have become one of […]
Open House at the Affordable Housing Alliance on 01/23!
The Affordable Housing Alliance will host an Open House this Wednesday, January 23rd, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at our Neptune, New Jersey location, to celebrate the official launching of the Financial Success Center Network (FSCs) across Monmouth and Ocean Counties. FSCs provide comprehensive resources under one roof to help Monmouth and Ocean County residents move from financial difficulty to […]
The Affordable Housing Alliance is now offering a FREE Foreclosure Mediation Program
Have you or someone you know received a foreclosure notice? If yes, free housing counseling is available through NJHMFA’s Foreclosure Mediation Assistance Program, now offered at the Affordable Housing Alliance! Mediation can save a home from foreclosure, yet too many homeowners enter the foreclosure process with their mortgage lender without an understanding of the type of […]
Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University FREE Workshop. Starts January 8th!
Dave Ramsey‘s Financial Peace University FREE Workshop (Click here to enlarge flyer) THE WORKSHOPS ARE FREE! HOWEVER, REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED & MUST COMPLETE ALL DATES OF THE WORKSHOP PRESENTED BY: The Affordable Housing Alliance Every Tuesday and Thursday of January January 8th & January 10th January 15th & January 17th January 22nd & January 24th January […]
Join us on January 26th at the Homebuyer Education Workshop to discuss a variety of topics that will include: -What are the first steps to homeownership -How do you buy a home -How does good/ bad credit affect me -What type of loans are available -How can I qualify for a low-interest loan -Down payment/closing […]
Join us for the 2018 Recognition Awards Luncheon. When: Thursday, November 8, 2018 Networking Reception • 11:30 a.m. Luncheon and Program • 12:15 p.m. • 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Where: The Shadowbrook One Obre Place, Shrewsbury, New Jersey 07702
Housing Resource Fair at Middletown Township Library this Wednesday, September 26
The Affordable Housing Alliance will host a Housing Resource Fair at the Middletown Township Public Library this Wednesday, September 26th. Our Housing professionals will offer on-site assistance to Monmouth County residents who are looking to purchase a home, find affordable loans or affordable rentals. Our Utilities department will also have representatives that will guide you […]
Housing/Utilities Resource Fair in Bayville on Tuesday, September 25
The Affordable Housing Alliance has partnered with New Jersey Natural Gas to offer NJ residents on-site assistance with their housing and utility needs. This Tuesday, September 25th, representatives from AHA and NJNG will be at the St. Barnabas Church in Bayville, NJ, from 10:00 am to 6:00pm, to offer local residents assistance with purchasing or […]
Upcoming Resource Fairs in Collaboration with New Jersey Natural Gas
The Affordable Housing Alliance will be having a resource in collaboration with New Jersey Natural Gas. Our representatives will provide information in the programs the agency provides to assist you with housing counseling programs, educational workshops, utility assistance, and sandy assistance. Click on the image below to enlarge for more information.
Big Announcement for next weeks contest! Enter to win a Kia Sportage in the Kiss a Kia contest! For every entry from August 18th to August 24th Sansone Jr’s 66 Automall will donate $5 to the Affordable Housing Alliance! To enter, you must take a picture of yourself kissing one of the two designed sportages […]
On August 10th, COO of the Affordable Housing Alliance Derrick Griggs, Freeholder Director Thomas A. Arnone, Monmouth County Clerk Christine Giordano Hanlon, Freeholder Patrick Impreveduto, Sheriff Shaun Golden, Freeholder Deputy Director Lillian G. Burry and other special guest celebrated the groundbreaking of Monmouth Counties new adult homeless shelter on property conveyed to the County by […]
If you need help with utility bills, looking for an affordable rental, need a home loan or still need assistance with recovering from Superstorm Sandy then we have great news for you! There will be a Housing Resource Fair on September 26th from 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM! It will be at the Middletown Township […]
The 2018 Community Relations Summit & Networking Event presented by Wells Fargo will be on September 20th
At this event you will hear from our various foundations (WF Foundation, WF Regional Foundation, and WF Housing Foundation), about leveraging Wells Fargo resources, strengthening partnerships, philanthropy, social media and other resources available for nonprofits. You will also participate in a feedback session where each nonprofit will have the opportunity to meet and speak with […]
Join us for the 23rd annual Spring House Golf and Track Outing!
Join us for the 23rd Annual Spring House Golf and Track Outing Golf at Pebble Creek and BBQ at Monmouth Park Race Track You can register and buy tickets online at our webstore. When: Thursday, August 16, 2018 Where: Pebble Creek Golf Course 40 Route 537 East, Colts Neck & Monmouth Park Race Track, Oceanport In the Reserved […]
From June 26th to the 27th, AHA staff members hosted a Summer Bash BBQ for the residents of Pine Tree and Grandview. Celebrating a summer bash with delicious food and fun activities that everyone enjoyed! The AHA would like to thank Sara Olsen for her amazing work face painting at the Pine Tree and Grandview [...]
Donation thank you for the success of National NeighborWorks Week!
On June 8th the Affordable Housing Alliance had the event National NeighborWorks Week. AHA staff members and volunteers helped to beautify and refurbish the West Side Community Center in Asbury Park NJ. This event would not be successful without the donations from Homedepot, BehrPaint, H’art & Soul Studios, Lowe’s Home Improvement, Applebee’s Grill & Bar, Booskerdoo Coffee & Baking Co., Chick-fil-A and Charles Chips. […]
Homebuyer Education Workshop in July! Register today!
The Affordable Housing Alliance is a HUD Certified Housing Counseling Agency. Why RENT when you can BUY?! Topics Covered include: What are the first step to homeownership? How do you buy a home? How does good/ bad credit affect me? What type of loans are available? How can I qualify for a low-interest loan? Down […]
WE NEED YOUR HELP! Volunteer with the Affordable Housing Alliance June 8th – Asbury Park, NJ. Volunteers will join together to Celebrate National NeighborWorks Week And help beautify and refurbish the West Side Community Center in Asbury Park, NJ. Lunch, T-Shirts, Music and More! When: Friday, June 8th, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Where: 113 Dewitt Avenue, Asbury […]
Millstone House is the development of a four unit, affordable rental property in Millstone Township. The development will be on a land donated to the Affordable Housing Alliance by Millstone Township and will contain one 1BR, two 2BR and one 3 BR apartments. The Alliance has received funding from the National Housing Trust Fund thru […]
Looking for a nice community or unique location to rent an apartment or home? There are two vacant units available to rent with the Affordable Housing Alliance. Listed below are the available locations: Location: 6 Novad Court, Millstone, New Jersey Two bedrooms/ one bathroom house Monthly rent is $1,340 Location: 35 First Avenue, APT# 302, […]