Northern Ocean Habitat Closes on 17th Affordable Home

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The Toms River Gardening Club donated a generous basket of outdoor and gardening supplies for a new Habitat homeowner.

BERKELEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. – Last week, Northern Ocean Habitat for Humanity closed on its 17th affordable home in northern Ocean County. The home, located in the Manitou Park section of Berkeley Township, was built on a donated township lot and funded by the Berkeley Township Housing Trust Fund. This is the fourth affordable home built by Northern Ocean Habitat in Manitou Park as part of ongoing neighborhood revitalization efforts. Several homes in the same community were also repaired through Habitat’s A Brush with Kindness program.

About Northern Ocean Habitat for Humanity

Northern Ocean Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit housing ministry that brings people together to build strength, stability and self-reliance through shelter in northern Ocean County. To date, the Northern Ocean County affiliate has completed 17 new affordable homes, 60 Hurricane Sandy critical home repairs and over 140 home repairs. Northern Ocean Habitat also operates the ReStore, a furniture and home goods thrift store at 1201 Lakewood Road in Toms River. For more information and to find out how to get involved, ‘like’ Northern Ocean Habitat for Humanity on Facebook, visit the website at or call 732-228-7962.