Affordable Housing Alliance (formerly Monmouth Housing Alliance)
Housing Information and Referral provides personal service to those needing housing and other special needs that will help a person to become a responsible tenant or homeowner. A database of all affordable housing units, group homes, rooming houses, and senior housing in Monmouth County was compiled and is kept current so that clients' have a clear and accessible housing resource to help them find safe and decent living options most likely to meet their specific needs.
Help with Housing: The mission of the AHA is to provide assistance to those needing housing and other special help. Completing and submitting an Intake form is required to receive assistance from the AHA. Clients seeking assistance with rental help, first-time home ownership workshops and counseling, foreclosure assistance and utility help must complete and submit an intake form. Please click here for Help with Housing forms (Intake/Foreclosure Intake) and to access useful sites.
First-Time Home Ownership Help: AHA assists any first-time home buyer to determine their mortgage readiness and understand the home buying process by providing group workshops and one-on-one home buying counseling. Click here for information on: determining your affordable housing eligibility; home buyer's educational workshops; and, one-on-one housing counseling.
Foreclosure Assistance is also provided by AHA, click here for additional information. If you are facing immenent foreclosure emergecy, call the AHA at 732-389-2958.
Utility Help: AHA assists with the application process to help individuals & families who are seeking temporary relief in paything their gas, electric, oil, and propane bills. AHA is an authorized NJ SHARES Intake site, assisting those with moderate household incomes by providing a one-time hardship assistance payment per calendar year.
AHA also administers a Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) which assists low income households, particularly those with the lowest incomes that pay a high portion of household income for home energy, primarily in meeting their one-time or monthly home energy needs, depending on household eligibility. AHA is the selected administrator of the Board of Public Utility (BPU)
For Utility Assistance: LIHEAP, USF (Universal Service Fund), & NJ Shares, please click here for additional information.
|Eligibility||Monmouth County residents in need of housing. Support and services to special needs adults/families.|
Basic Needs / Assistance
Employment / Training
Last Updated: 09/02/20