Our Office is located at:
Monarch Housing Associates
29 Alden Street
Cranford, NJ 07016-2156
Our Vision: Every person will have quality affordable, permanent housing that fosters freedom, independence and community integration.
Our mission: To expand the supply, accessibility and variety of affordable, permanent supportive housing through development, planning, advocacy and partnerships.
Core Values/Guiding Principles
Housing is a right – We believe safe, quality, affordable permanent housing for all persons is a basic right.
Independence – We support permanent integrated housing opportunities that provide a variety of options and models to meet individuals’ preferences.
Collaboration – We work using a collaborative model to build partnerships to develop affordable, permanent supportive housing.
Excellence – We strive to deliver the highest quality products and services to our partners through teamwork, best practices, knowledge sharing and leadership.
Integrity – We adhere to high ethical, professional standards and accountability in our work and relationships.
Advocacy – We recognize people with unmet needs as unique individuals with intrinsic value and personal aspirations.
Five Year Strategic Initiatives
Strengthen and expand Monarch Housing’s four core supportive housing services representing housing development, project management, advocacy and planning services.
Undertake a leadership role in the development of innovative housing models and generation of new resources.
Continue to strengthen Monarch Housing’s leadership and expertise in advocacy to influence public policy at all governmental levels by forming stronger strategic alliances and sharing knowledge.
If feasible pursue turnkey developments as an added service provided to communities in need of supportive housing.
Reorganize and strengthen Monarch Housing to operate as a high performing nonprofit organization by reforming existing corporate structure, building a strong executive team, upgrading all operating systems, and revamping its fiscal, technology and human resources functions to support growth.
Restructure Board governance to strengthen its effectiveness and accountability and ensure the organization’s long-term sustainability.
Establish a strong resource development and marketing infrastructure to significantly diversify and increase funding from both public and private sources reducing the organization’s dependency on any one source of funds.
Monarch Housing has four teams that work to end homelessness and expand supportive housing opportunities for persons with disabilities in New Jersey.