qualify & apply

find out how to receive help from habitat home repair

Repair Program Requirements

  • Home must be owner-occupied.
  • The home must be the primary residence of the owner.
  • Homeowners must be current on mortgage payments and property taxes.
  • The home must be insured.

Must be in northern Ocean County (Bayville, north)

Ability to Pay
Homeowners seeking repairs from Habitat must be willing to pay a nominal Cost Recovery fee. Amount is determine based on size of repair job.

Willingness to Partner
When selected, you become a partner with Habitat for Humanity. Homeowners participate in the repair of their home by completing sweat equity, depending on the size of the project. We ask that homeowners work alongside our volunteers if they are physically able. If not, participants will have other sweat equity options.

Home must be in need of repair. You and your family will be considered if your income falls within requirements. (see right)

Think you qualify for a Habitat repair?

Take the preliminary survey below or download a copy and send by mail to:
1187 Washington Street, Suite 3, Toms River, NJ 08753,
Attn: Homeowner Services

For more information, contact the homeowner services coordinator at
(732) 228-7962 x 106 or by filling out a contact form.