Habitat for Humanity Accepting Homeownership Applications

The first step is attending one of these meetings in September.

Interested in being a Habitat homeowner? You may qualify to buy a Habitat home. The first step is to attend one of the meetings below.

  • You may qualify if you are:
  • A first time homeowner
  • A U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Currently living in substandard or subsidized housing
  • Have a steady income and decent credit history
  • Willing to contribute 500 sweat equity hours and
  • Making 30%-60$ of the median family income ($21,000-$42,000 for a family of four)

Homes are sold at cost with a 0% interest mortgage to qualifying applicants.
Wednesday, Sept. 8
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
NAYA Family Center
5135 NE Columbia Blvd.
Portland, OR 97218
Saturday, Sept. 11
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Rivergate Church
4727 N Lombard St.
Portland, OR 97203
Tuesday, Sept. 14 (English and Spanish)
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Gresham Library
385 NW Miller Ave.
Gresham, OR 97030
Saturday, Sept. 25
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
PCC SE Center – Tabor #144
2305 SE 82nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97216
Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East serves Multnomah County and northern Clackamas County. No other housing organization in the Portland/Metro East area offers a no-interest mortgage, giving Habitat the ability to reach out to families one step away from homelessness. Habitat sells the homes at cost, making no profit. Houses are sold below market value because of volunteer labor and donations. Families pay a 1% down payment on a 0% interest mortgage after putting in 500 hours of sweat equity. Instead of being in a vulnerable and fragile economic position, over 200 local Habitat families find themselves in a position of strength.

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