Raritan Valley Habitat for Humanity is currently seeking two families for a new low-income duplex in Raritan Township at One Raritan Ave. (at the corner of S. Main St.), Flemington. Each home will have either three or four bedrooms depending on the number of people in the future homeowner’s family.
Price for 3-bedroom home: $160,000
Price for 4-bedroom home: $175,000
Required Family Income
To qualify for RV Habitat for Humanity underwriting, household income must be sufficient to make monthly payments that will not exceed 21% of gross household income. Family income must also be beneath the maximum levels permitted by the NJ Council on Affordable Housing for Region 3 (Hunterdon, Middlesex, and Somerset Counties) as of April 2021.
The minimum total gross income required by RV Habitat for purchasing this 3-bedroom house is $47,886.
The minimum total gross income required by RV Habitat for purchasing this 4-bedroom house is $52,057.
The maximum incomes permitted based on household size are as follows:
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**We encourage people who live or work in Hunterdon, Somerset, Middlesex, Mercer, Morris, Union, Warren, or Bucks Counties (who have also been residents or employed in those counties for at least 12 months) to apply. However, for this project, people living or working in Hunterdon, Middlesex, and Somerset Counties will be given preference.
Sign up for a mandatory Orientation Session
Get the Free Application Form
The application form is also available at:
The RV Habitat Office
or call 908-704-0016 (M-F, 9-5)
to request an application.
Raritan Twp. Municipal Office:
1 Municipal Drive
Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm
RV Habitat for Humanity ReStore:
110 N Main Street
Tuesday – Saturday, 10am – 6pm
Central Jersey Housing Resource Center:
92 E. Main Street, Ste 407,
Monday – Friday, 10am – 4pm
Mail completed applications VIA USPS ONLY to:
Raritan Valley Habitat for Humanity
P.O. Box 6275, Bridgewater, NJ 08807
Qualified applicants will be asked to supply additional information.
PRELIMINARY APPLICATION DEADLINE: 7/13/2021
If RV Habitat determines that income and debt-to-income ratio meet low-income housing and RV Habitat underwriting requirements, RV Habitat will send a request for additional documentation, which is due on 7/27/2021.
All applications that meet the qualifications for a Habitat home will be entered into a random drawing.
LOTTERY FOR QUALIFIED FAMILIES: 10/1/2021
Applicants who are selected in the random drawing must be certified by Central Jersey Housing Resource Center, the housing administrator for Raritan Township, before signing a purchase agreement.
Non-Discrimination Statement: We are pledged to the letter and spirit of U.S. Policy for the achievement of equal housing opportunity throughout the nation. We encourage and support an affirmative advertising and marketing program in which there are not barriers to obtaining housing because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin.