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 […]

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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 […]

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Cost of Home reflection: Making housing equity a reality

Together, we can rectify housing inequities and create a healthier housing market with opportunities for all This week, we’re marking the third anniversary of Habitat for Humanity’s nationwide campaign, the Cost of Home. Habitat for Humanity of Oregon joins more than 400 Habitat organizations in working to advance policies that will help families across the […]

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Celebrate Earth Day with Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity is well-known for its mission of bringing people together to build, preserve and foster affordable homeownership and advance racial equity in housing, but you might be surprised to learn how the Habitat for Humanity network works to give back to the planet. We invite you to join us in making a difference this week (and beyond!).

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Home is the Key

Everyone deserves the security and stability of a decent home that they can afford. Home should be a refuge, a safe place to rest, to make memories that will last a lifetime, to watch children grow. But, for too many, that isn’t the case. There isn’t any one obstacle to affordable homeownership — it can […]

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Habitat for Humanity International and 84 U.S. Habitat affiliates receive transformational $436M gift from MacKenzie Scott

Habitat will use gift to address the global housing crisis at scale and advocate for systemic change needed to increase equitable access to affordable housing ATLANTA AND PORTLAND (March 22, 2022) — Habitat for Humanity International along with 84 U.S. Habitat affiliate organizations, including Habitat for Humanity Portland Region, has received $436 million in unrestricted […]

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4 ways women build at Habitat

Happy Women’s History Month! This month and every day, we honor the critical role women play in their communities in building brighter futures for themselves, their families and their neighbors.

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2022 legislative priorities

Habitat for Humanity of Oregon calls on Oregon legislators to support the following bills that help sustain access to critical matched savings programs, expand new home production and create pathways toward homeownership and workforce development in culturally-responsive ways.

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