June E-newsletter

Hot off the press, the June E-newsletter! Learn how Habitat tackled displacement through the City of Portland’s Preference Policy, how homeowner Eman beat all odds and built her own home, and the life-changing home repair that is giving Brian peace of mind…and much more! Read our June E-newsletter here. Don’t miss out on future news […]

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Habitat Homeowner Isaura’s Story

Habitat Homeowner Isaura shared her story with us at the 2022 HopeBuilder Virtual Lunch. View her journey in the video below. Missed the HopeBuilder Lunch? You can still watch it online for the next 30 days and make a gift today.

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Habitat for Humanity Portland Region, Habitat for Humanity International, and 83 Habitat affiliates receive transformational $436M gift from MacKenzie Scott

Habitat for Humanity Portland Region will leverage this gift to address affordable housing shortage across the Portland Metropolitan Region with a focus on communities historically blocked from economic opportunities due to systemic racism.  PORTLAND, OREGON (March 22, 2022) — Habitat for Humanity Portland Region, along with Habitat for Humanity International, and 83 U.S. Habitat affiliate […]

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News Release: Habitat for Humanity Breaks Ground on 48 homes in Portland and Hillsboro

PORTLAND, OR (October 5, 2021)—People across Oregon are facing skyrocketing housing costs and an economic crisis that is devastating our local communities. Habitat for Humanity Portland Region is facing this challenge head on with plans to triple the number of people they serve each year. Recently, Habitat broke ground on two communities: 40 homes in Portland, and 8 homes in Hillsboro.  “These new homes in Portland and Hillsboro will provide […]

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News Release: Habitat for Humanity Portland Region Launches a Campaign to Triple the Number of People in Stable Homes

Local Business and Community leaders step forward to invest in affordable homeownership with Habitat for Humanity at critical time.   PORTLAND, OR June 20, 2021—People across Oregon are facing skyrocketing housing costs and an economic crisis that is having a devastating impact on our communities. Local philanthropic leaders are stepping up in support of affordable homeownership with Habitat for Humanity Portland Region as they launch their $25 million Triple […]

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Media Advisory: Introducing Habitat for Humanity Portland Region

In this critical time for stable housing, two Habitat for Humanity organizations are uniting as one—Habitat for Humanity Portland Region—to greatly expand their impact        WHAT:    Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East and Willamette West Habitat for Humanity will be announcing in January that they are merging their two organizations and will be known as Habitat for Humanity Portland Region. CEO Steve Messinetti and Jim Woodruff, Vice […]

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Regence and Habitat for Humanity partner to build safe, affordable housing for Oregonians impacted by health and socioeconomic disparities

A new commitment of $75,000 will address immediate housing needs and invest in the long-term recovery and stability of displaced and marginalized communities Portland, Ore. (June 17, 2020) – Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon today announced an investment in Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East to build safe, affordable homes for Oregonians impacted by health and […]

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Meet Lizet, Portland Habitat Homeowner

Before moving into their Habitat for Humanity home in NE Portland, Lizet and her son Alan moved six times, chasing affordable rent. Eventually arriving in Portland via North Carolina, they stayed with relatives when they couldn’t afford a place of their own. “I used to live with my sister, sharing an apartment,” shared Lizet. “She […]

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News Release: Habitat for Humanity Announces Three New Board Members

PORTLAND, OR January 2, 2020—Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East announces the appointment of three new members to its Board of Directors. Joining the Board of Directors are Gail Baker, Kabir Bhatia, and Jay Robinson III. “All three of our newest Board members embody the spirit of the Portland Metro community and bring talent, expertise and […]

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Media Advisory: Habitat for Humanity, Thrivent, and Community Partners Host Improvement Project at Mobile Home Park

Anticipate 100 volunteers in attendance for two-day community improvement project in Cully.   What: Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East, Thrivent and St. Vincent de Paul of Lane County are partnering on Building on Faith 2019, bringing together Thrivent members, church congregations, volunteers and local residents to complete a community improvement project at The Arbor mobile […]

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