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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Habitat for Humanity of Oregon and its state partners are excited to welcome New York Times best-selling author Heather McGhee to the Western Region Conference later this month. A renowned expert on the American economy, McGhee is one of the most brilliant and influential thinkers exploring inequality today. Both her viral TED talk and her […]
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 […]
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.
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.