In Oregon, 1 in 6 households spends more than half of their income on housing. The demand for affordable, safe and healthy homes far exceeds the available supply, causing too many of our friends and neighbors to face extremely difficult choices between housing and other basic needs, like food, healthcare and childcare. The underproduction of […]
HUD awards $2 million to Habitat for Humanity Oregon to support critical home repairs
Last week, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded Habitat for Humanity of Oregon $2 million through its Healthy Homes Production Grant Program to help local Habitat affiliates make critical home repairs across the state. In total, HUD awarded more than $38 million to 23 local governments and non-profit organizations in 17 states.
Lessons from Habitat on the Hill
Earlier this month, nearly 400 members of the Habitat for Humanity network convened in Washington, D.C. to draw attention to and discuss actionable solutions to housing affordability challenges faced by rural, suburban and urban communities across the nation.
Habitat for Humanity of Oregon to meet with congressional members about the need for affordable housing
Habitat for Humanity of Oregon will join hundreds of local Habitat organizations and affordable housing advocates in-person this week for Habitat for Humanity’s annual legislative conference, Habitat on the Hill. During the three-day, D.C. based event, advocates will convene and meet with Congressional leaders to draw attention to and discuss actionable solutions to housing affordability […]
Oregon charitable checkoff
Do you pay taxes in Oregon? Consider a charitable donation to Habitat for Humanity of Oregon by designating a portion of your tax refunds. Your gift helps us strengthen household resiliency and bring hope to communities across the state.
Habitat at the Capitol returns to Salem on March 8
Join Habitat for Humanity supporters from around the state to advocate for policies that help strengthen household resiliency and improve home affordability. We are thrilled to announce that Habitat at the Capitol will return to Salem for an in-person event on Wednesday, March 8. Participants will meet with Oregon lawmakers to share their stories and […]
Celebrating Reianna DaRosa’s graduation from the American Leadership Forum of Oregon
We’re delighted to share some team news: Reianna DaRosa, Director of Programs, recently completed the American Leadership Forum (ALF) of Oregon’s Fellows Program, joining more than 700 Senior Fellows in Oregon to date.
The role of housing in educational opportunities
A family’s living conditions can play a significant role in a child’s educational opportunities and achievements.
Meet the team: Gina
Please help us welcome Gina Valencia as Habitat for Humanity of Oregon’s first-ever IDA Network Program Manager. In this role, Gina will support Habitat Oregon’s transition into becoming a Fiduciary Organization of the Oregon IDA Initiative. She will help expand Habitat Oregon’s oversight and management of local Habitat affiliates’ IDA programs and serve as the […]
Meet the team: Lyndsey
We are excited to announce that Lyndsey Summers has joined Habitat for Humanity of Oregon as the new Engagement Coordinator. In this role, Lyndsey serves as the first line of contact with the public and will bolster Habitat Oregon’s relationships with local Habitat affiliates, community partners and other key stakeholders through communications and outreach. Additionally, Lyndsey will […]