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The mission of the Housing Authority of the Borough of Keansburg is to provide affordable, decent, safe and sanitary housing; to create an environment which enable residents to live responsibly and with dignity; to maintain the property in good condition; to offer services and resources to assist in becoming self-sufficient and to ensure the enjoyment of family life, for all residents.

Learn more about our mission.


KHA May 2022 Board Meeting

May 11, 2022 at 7:00 PM Eastern Time

The meeting will be held in person at

Granville Towers - 1 Church St. - Keansburg, NJ 07734

in the Community Room


The Monmouth County Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP), a new program offered by the Monmouth County Board of County Commissioners, is designed to help prevent evictions and homelessness. ERAP provides income eligible Monmouth households with up to $15,000 for rental costs, including rental debts, and fees associated with rental payments and security deposits. It is strongly recommended that tenants and landlords work together on the applications in
order to receive the relief funds as quickly as possible.

10 Ways to Brighten Someone's Day

Simply put, life can be stressful and hard. Every day can’t be a winning day, but there are things you can actively do to try to make somebody’s day brighter. The good news—these tasks are simple and take virtually no time at all! Check out these 10 ways you can make the world a better place by being a bright light in the lives of friends, family, loved ones and even strangers.
 

1. Lend an Ear

Listen. When an individual feels heard and understood, it’s guaranteed to make them feel better than if nobody is taking the time to understand.
 

2. Do a Chore

If you’re able, do a chore for your neighbors or someone in need. This could range from delivering meals to someone unable to go to the grocery store, mowing the lawn or virtually any errand necessary.
 

3. Send a Surprise

Think of care packages, flowers or baked goods. Thanks to modern-day delivery, the possibilities to send a surprise to somebody you love are endless! Whatever you do, do it with love.
 

4. Pay it Forward

Draw inspiration from an act of kindness that made your day. Take that feeling, and do that same thing for somebody else! If it made you smile, it’s likely to do the same for someone else.
 

5. Mail a Letter

Good old-fashioned letters are always a fun surprise to receive in the mailbox. Make a loved one’s day by sending them a card or letter for no reason other than to say you’re thinking of them.
 

6. Volunteer Your Time

An easy way to make someone’s day is to volunteer your time for an organization in need! Nonprofit organizations exist to make the world a better place, and you could have a huge impact for those in need through volunteering.
 

7. Pick Up the Tab

Whether you sneakily grab the bill at your next outing or pay for the person behind you in the drive-thru, it’s always a nice feeling to be unexpectedly treated.
 

8. Tell Them How You Feel

Life is short. Tell the people you love how you feel early and often! This is your reminder to tell your family and friends just how much they mean to you.
 

9. Give a Compliment

Everybody enjoys an unexpected compliment that comes from the heart. Be genuine and compliment your coworker, friend or even a complete stranger. Put some pep into somebody else’s step by paying them a compliment.
 

10. Pick Up the Phone

Near or far, dialing up a loved one just to chat can change their entire day. Think of somebody you miss or who might need a pick-me-up and give them a call. 

 

These ideas are simple ways you can completely change the trajectory of somebody else’s day! Use the power you have to make the world a brighter, better place, and you’re sure to also experience some of that kindness. Together, we have the power to change the world!

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