2024 legislative priorities

As state lawmakers convene in Salem, Habitat for Humanity of Oregon has announced its top priorities for the 2024 short session. During Habitat at the Capitol on Feb. 13 and throughout the 35-day session, we will raise our voices for affordable homeownership and housing resiliency. We urge support for policies that expand new home production […]

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Turn your tax refund into lasting change

Create a lasting impact with your tax return — designate all or part of your refund to Habitat for Humanity using the Oregon Charitable Checkoff. Together, we can build homes, unlock stability and transform lives.

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Meet the team: Rick

We are excited to announce that Rick Rogers has joined Habitat for Humanity of Oregon as our new Finance Specialist. In this role, Rick will support a growing volume of pass-through funding resources and support internal operations. You might remember Rick from his days as the Executive Director of Newberg Area Habitat for Humanity. Welcome […]

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Meet the team: Prisilla

Please help us welcome Prisilla McSwain as Habitat for Humanity of Oregon’s first-ever Compliance Manager. In this role, Prisilla will help our new and existing affordable homeownership programs thrive. This position will ensure the integrity of our new critical home repair programs and significantly expanded down payment assistance programs. As the Compliance Manager, Prisilla will also […]

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Habitat organizations awarded $18M to build 100 homes

Habitat for Humanity of Oregon is thrilled to announce that 13 Habitat organizations were awarded more than $18 million in construction and capacity-building funding from Oregon Housing and Community Services (OHCS) to build 100 affordable homes over the next three years. In total, OHCS announced the approval of 34 new homeownership development projects that will […]

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Home is the Key

Help us turn the key on housing Through Home is the Key, our national cause campaign, our partners and supporters like you help more families unlock homeownership — the key to stability, intergenerational wealth and more Habitat for Humanity has firsthand experience in witnessing how safe, affordable homes change lives and communities. Our Home is […]

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2023 legislative priorities

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 […]

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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.

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