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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Habitat for Humanity of Oregon advocates for fair and equitable access to affordable housing at annual Habitat on the Hill conference

This week, Habitat for Humanity of Oregon joins hundreds of housing affordability advocates and supporters for Habitat on the Hill. This annual legislative conference, held virtually for the second year, highlights the strides Habitat for Humanity International and its local affiliates have made to better address and advance racial equity in housing and housing policy.

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Meet the team: Shannon

Last year, we started a project to reintroduce you to the Habitat Oregon team. To round out the Q-and-As, we have Executive Director Shannon Vilhauer. Let’s hear directly from Shannon: I like to say that I’ve grown up professionally working for Habitat for Humanity. Way back in October of 1999, I began serving as a […]

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Charitable tax 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.

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Habitat at the Capitol: Feb. 15-17, 2022

Join Habitat for Humanity supporters from around the state to advocate for policies that help strengthen household resiliency and improve home affordability. Register now! During the week of Feb. 15-17, 2022, participants will connect with Oregon lawmakers and staff to share their stories and urge support for Habitat’s legislative priorities. This event is free for […]

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