Habitat for Humanity of Hudson County
Welcome to Habitat for Humanity of Hudson County website. Established in 2004 by our Founder, Margaret Cook-Levy as an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International. Our mission is to provide decent, affordable homes for hardworking Hudson County families. If you are interested in Home Ownership, Volunteering, or sending a Donation, please click on the links above for more information. For any other questions, please contact us.
Impress Your Valentine and Help a Worthy Cause! Let us Wrap Your Gift!
Join us on February 12th and February 13th from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. for our Valentine's Day gift wrapping fundraiser at Newport Centre Mall in Jersey City. (Center Court near Guest Relations) We'll wrap anything!!! This local event helps raise money to build safe, decent and affordable homes in Hudson County.
If you are interested in donating supplies or volunteering, please contact our Assistant Volunteer Coordinator, Bennie, or call our office (201) 991-0673. We have two hour shifts for both days as follows: 10-12 noon, 12 noon-4 pm, 4-6 pm, or 6-8 pm.
Sign up for one or two shifts. Sign up for one day or both! Families are welcome to participate, bring your older children and have fun! Please register by February 11th. THANK YOU for your support!
41 Kearny Avenue Project
Our project at 41 Kearny Avenue in Kearny, NJ is on track to have three families move in to a new home! The building contains one 2-bedroom ADA compliant unit on the ground floor and two 3-bedroom duplex units on the top floors. We are still looking for interested homeowners, to apply please sign up on our Become a Homeowner page.
Our mission is to provide decent, affordable homes for hardworking Hudson County families. We join in a common goal with Habitat International and other NJ affiliates of this international organization to eliminate poverty housing and homelessness by working in partnership with working people in need. Habitat is a people-to-people partnership, which joins all of us together regardless of race, nationality, religion or socioeconomic status.
Who We Serve
Habitat for Humanity of Hudson County serves individuals and families in Bayonne, East Newark, Guttenberg, Harrison, Hoboken, Jersey City, Kearny, North Bergen, Secaucus, Union City, Weehawken, West New York, in Hudson County.
How We Do It
Through volunteer labor and tax-deductible donations of money and materials, Habitat builds and rehabilitates simple, decent houses with the help of homeowner (partner) families. Habitat houses are sold to qualified partner families at no profit, financed with affordable, 0% interest loans. The homeowner’s monthly mortgage payments go into a revolving fund for Habitat Hudson County that is used to build more homes in the neighborhood.
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