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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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.

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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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5 ways to give on Giving Tuesday

GivingTuesday is a global movement unleashing the power of radical generosity. GivingTuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. Since then, it has grown into a year-round global movement that inspires hundreds of millions of people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity. Whether it’s some of […]

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Meet the team: Kayla

In her current role as Resource Manager, Kayla is the first point of contact for our 24 Habitat affiliates, our partner organizations, and the public. Kayla manages Habitat Oregon’s down payment assistance program and our region-wide networking groups, and she is newly taking the reins of Habitat Oregon’s IDA program. Kayla also supports the Executive Director and Grant Portfolio Director with grant management; she has her paws in a little bit of everything.

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