Saving a Family Legacy: Michelle’s Home Repair Story

Michelle’s home is a healing place, that recently needed healing of its own. Self-employed as a psychotherapist, Michelle uses her home in North Portland for client sessions, helping people do emotional work through difficult times. It is a stately house, nearly 100 years old, and it is steeped in family memories. On the dining room […]

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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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Kenton Commons & NE Portland’s Preference Policy

Located along Interstate Avenue in North Portland’s Kenton neighborhood, 30 new homes shine in the sun behind the cherry blossoms and Max line. Soon, all the homes will be sold to families who have generational ties to North and Northeast Portland, as part of Habitat for Humanity’s work with the city’s preference policy, a tool […]

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Defying the odds | Eman’s Story 

If you asked anyone in her neighborhood what type of woman Eman is, they would quickly praise her charming character, top-notch baking skills, and devotion to inspiring others through her service. Despite battling cancer and moving away from her home country of Kuwait, Eman–a Habitat homeowner living in Hillsboro—still finds the time and energy to […]

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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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Rodolfo’s American Dream: An Affordable Home 

A stable foundation is essential to weathering hardships and building equity that one generation can pass over to another. That is precisely what Rodolfo set out to do when he arrived in the U.S from Mexico at the age of 30; setting out to achieve the American Dream. In 1999, Rodolfo celebrated purchasing his home […]

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A Big Season for Affordable Homes | Construction Update

With home building at every stage of construction, we’re running at full speed with all hands on deck. Here’s a snapshot of the communities we are building all throughout the Portland region. Foster-Powell | Southeast Portland In the Pleasant Valley neighborhood, we continue to build foundations and pour concrete at our 40-home community in SE […]

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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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From East to West | Fall Construction Update

As temperatures cool, construction heats up on 125 homes throughout Beaverton, Hillsboro, and Portland. Soon, even more people will become first-time homeowners all throughout the region. Here are more details on our progress.   Southeast Beaverton  Three families have moved into their brand-new homes in this 16-home community of Denney Gardens. With two structures left to complete, our construction crews have finished drywall on one triplex […]

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