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