In response to the overwhelming need for quality, affordable housing in Monmouth County, the Monmouth Housing Alliance was formed in April, 1991 with a start-up grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The idea sprang from a group of interested colleagues who were struggling to find housing for individuals with disabilities, low wage workers, single parents and other disenfranchised groups. The founding director Donna Blaze, now CEO worked on a part-time basis and played all rolls including developer and painter until more substantial funding could be secured. Read More
The Affordable Housing Alliance observed National NeighborWorks Week with a clean up day in post-Sandy Union Beach. Read the article from the June 6, 2013 Asbury Park Press and watch the video to see what a difference AHA staff and volunteers were able to make in a day.
Watch how AHA can help Sandy survivors as CEO Donna Blaze appears on Safety Links, a public affairs show, and provides important information on programs to assist those who have been displaced or otherwise impacted by Superstorm Sandy.
Watch this moving short video about one Sandy survivor’s road to recovery with help from the Affordable Housing Alliance and the Robin Hood Foundation
The Affordable Housing Alliance is now providing the following services to those who were displaced or lost personal belongings as a result of Super Storm Sandy: Sandy Homeowner Renter Program (SHRAP) which offers assistance for:
- Security Deposit
- Home Furnishing
- Rent Payment
- Mortgage Payment
- Property taxes
- Homeowner Association Fees
- Homeowner Insurance
- Low-cost Rentals, Sales or Lease-to-Purchase Homes in our Pinetree Manufactured Homes Community