Habitat for Humanity provides affordable homeownership and home repair opportunities to individuals and families across the Portland region.

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Habitat for Humanity provides opportunities for people to purchase affordable homes across the Portland region. Our model allows Habitat homeowners to build equity in their homes, while ensuring that the home is affordable to the next buyer. Habitat homebuyers help build their own homes and purchase them with affordable mortgages.

If you are an applicant with a disability and need to request accommodations to access any of our services, please contact the Homeownership Department at 503.287.9529. 

Qualify & Apply

Interested in becoming a homeowner? Learn about the criteria for qualification and how to apply to become a Habitat homebuyer. 

Homeownership FAQ

Take a look at some of the common questions people have about our homeownership program.

Homeownership Education

Habitat wants to make sure you’re successful in homeownership long after you purchase your home. Learn more about our homeownership education classes.

Homeowner Resources

Habitat strives to provide people with the tools needed for successful homeownership. Here you will find more information on home maintenance tips as well as our homeowner newsletter archive.

Home Repair & Preservation

Habitat partners with homeowners in the Portland region who need help addressing critical home repairs and safety issues. The goal of the Home Repair program is to support homeowners with low incomes and help prevent displacement.

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Recent Stories

  • A Dream of Stability: Harun and Amal’s Story
    When Harun and Amal lived in Somalia, they each witnessed their own parents work hard to build sturdy homes for their families. Now…
  • Taking Control of Their Destiny: Ther Moo and Saw Gler’s Story
    Nothing was ever the same after that joyful day when Ther Moo and Saw Gler found out they were approved to purchase an affordable home through Habitat for Humanity. Their previous worries of living in […]
  • Rebuilding Our Life: Ahed’s Story
    Written by Monicia Warner, Volunteer Storyteller  Owning a home has been a top priority for Ahed and her husband since immigrating to the United States in 2016. They’ve made many friends […]