News Release: Habitat for Humanity Portland Region receives $100,000 grant from Wells Fargo to build homes in the Portland region

PORTLAND, OR (September 21, 2022) – Habitat for Humanity Portland Region is one of more than 230 Habitat for Humanity affiliates awarded a grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation as part of its nationwide initiative to help low to moderate income families build and improve their homes across the U.S. Habitat for Humanity received a […]

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Welcoming Fall with More Affordable Homes | Construction Update 

Credit: Video shot by Dillon Vibes, and edited by Amanda Bernhardt.  As the weather slowly begins to drop in temperature and we transition from summer to fall this month, our construction crews diligently move quickly and take advantage of all the sunlight left as we progress toward completing our communities. We currently have homes in […]

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News Release: Habitat for Humanity Portland Region Announces the Appointment of Five New Board Members

PORTLAND, OREGON (August 8, 2022) — Habitat for Humanity Portland Region announces the appointment of five new members to the board of directors. This brings the total number of board members to 24.   Joining the board of directors are Nancy Lee (Nike, retired), Tara Marshall (Providence Health & Services), Victor Millán-Simpkins (DOWL), Steve Novick […]

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Almost 80 homes under development this Summer! | Construction update  

Habitat blue hard hats dot our construction sites, and workers with orange vests raise frames, giving our communities a glance into a hopeful future. Through your support, we are establishing more communities across the Portland Region than ever! These homes mean much more than shelter; for Oregonians, it means optimism and a new chapter in […]

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Tackling Housing Affordability | Construction Update

This April, we began our work with the same enthusiasm for building more affordable homes, but something different was in the air. Our energetic and loving volunteers filled the inside of the houses with lots of community conversations and shared laughter. Since the pandemic, we’ve missed working with new volunteers – but since recently reopening […]

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Rebuilding A Sense of Home | Kyaw and Maday’s Story

Wiping sweat from their faces after a successful day of swinging hammers at the frames of their soon-to-be home, Kyaw and Maday feel a sense of achievement. A Habitat for Humanity banner, zip-tied to the fence surrounding the community, waves in the wind, announcing to all who pass by that their neighbors are working to […]

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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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Building Homes, Changing Lives

Despite the challenges posed by Covid, we continue to expand our mission to build stable foundations across the Portland Region. Watch this video to see how we have overcome challenges and responded to the need for affordable homeownership. 

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Construction Update: Breaking ground on new communities during Winter

The past year was full of achievements due to the generous support of our supporters. Amid Winter weather in this new year, we continue building communities in Southeast Portland, Southeast Beaverton, Northeast Portland, North Portland along with two new communities: eight new homes near TV Highway in Southeast Hillsboro and forty new homes in Southeast Portland. […]

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