Sandy Assistance

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Housing Recovery Resource Center (HRRC)

11 White Street, Eatontown, NJ 07724
732-982-5072

The Affordable Housing Alliance is pleased to announce a NEW housing counseling resource for Monmouth and Ocean County residents impacted by Superstorm Sandy. The HRRC staff are available to work with renters and homeowners to find viable and permanent housing solutions.  Services provided include:

  • Benefits Coordination
  • Mortgage Modification and Foreclosure Prevention
  • Housing Counseling and Budget Assessment
  • Homeownership Education Related to Storm Recovery
  • Mobile Outreach in Monmouth and Ocean Counties

Our new facility is staffed by HUD-certified housing counselors with more than 20 years of experience in navigating complex decisions such as whether to repair or rebuild your home or relocate.

The HRRC can help residents work through the complex reconstruction process by providing individual counseling, group education and helpful resources. Individual counseling assessments will review and evaluate each client’s ability to move forward with either repairing, rebuilding or relocating based on their individual capacity of committed financial resources and their future sustainability.

Educational seminars and workshops will also be provided to assist with the ongoing need for knowledge about the different aspects of the construction process, financial literacy, the home purchase process, foreclosure intervention and consumer awareness topics including contractor fraud and legal assistance. Staff will also be available to assist clients with locating monetary or volunteer assistance resources to help fill any funding gaps that may impede their recovery process.

The agency’s goal is to assist clients with making informed decisions about whether it is in their best interest to Replace, Rebuild or Relocate…

  1. Click here to access the intake.
  2. Complete and submit the Intake Form and an intake specialist will contact you once it has been received.
  3. Call 732-982-5072 should you have any trouble completing the Intake Form or if you any questions or concerns.
  4. View a list of the HRRC’s upcoming events and group workshops here.

The HRRC was funded in large part by:

Bayshore Bungalow™

Affordable Housing Alliance Offers Modular Homes to the Recovering Bayshore Communities

The Affordable Housing Alliance has a new initiative: the Bayshore Bungalow Program™. The goal of the program is to find a cost-effective way to rebuild the homes of homeowners whose properties were destroyed as a result of Superstorm Sandy.

This project is a partnership between the Affordable Housing Alliance, Next Step, Rebuilding Together Jersey Shore and Champion Homes.

Working through the Alliance’s Housing Recovery Resource Center, homeowners will receive comprehensive housing counseling and recovery planning, including an option for homeowners to purchase an affordable modular home to be installed on their existing property. The homes start in the mid $100,000’s and homeowners are eligible for grant subsidies.

The Bayshore Bungalow Program™ will offer four homes designed by Bruce Tolar, an architect with extensive experience in rebuilding housing following natural disasters. These two and three bedroom homes will be built by Champion Homes at their plant in central Pennsylvania and delivered to communities here in New Jersey.

Temporary and Permanent Replacement Housing

Twenty-two permanent units in the Pinetree Manufactured Home Community in Eatontown have been dedicated to families displaced in Superstorm Sandy for rent or purchase. Monthly rentals are $750 to $1,125; purchase price starts at $50,000, with $5,000 down-payment assistance available to each purchaser.