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better homes,
brighter futures

People in our community and all over the world partner with Habitat for Humanity to build or improve a place they can call home. With our help, Habitat homeowners achieve the strength, stability and independence they need to build a better life.

better homes,
brighter futures

People in our community and all over the world partner with Habitat for Humanity to build or improve a place they can call home.

make a donation

Make a quick, easy donation to Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East. Your financial support keeps us building affordable homes.

register to volunteer

Learn about your options for volunteering on a build site, in our offices, or at a local Habitat for Humanity ReStore.

become a homeowner

Interested in becoming a homeowner, or looking for repairs on your current home? Here you can learn how to apply to become a Habitat partner.

current builds

Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East builds decent and affordable homes in Multnomah and northern Clackamas counties. See what we're working on today.

Hard Hat & Black Tie Dinner and Auction

Join Habitat for Humanity for our ninth annual Hard Hat & Black Tie Dinner and Auction on Friday, October 4, 2019. The evening includes hors d’oeuvres, signature cocktails, local wines and beer, and fabulous silent auction packages.

strategic plan

Want a heads up of where we’re going in the next five years? Check out our new five-year strategic plan that outlines our goals for tripling the number of people we serve.

current builds

Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East builds decent and affordable homes in Multnomah and northern Clackamas counties. See what we're working on today.

attend an event

The 2017 Hard Hat & Black Tie Dinner and Auction is October 7th, 2017. Learn more about the event and purchase your tickets for this exciting and inspiring fundraiser today!

strategic plan

Want a heads up of where we’re going in the next five years? Check out our new five-year Strategic Plan that outlines our goals for Portland and Gresham from now until 2021.

No matter who we are or where we come from

we all deserve to have a decent life. We deserve to know we have the power to take care of ourselves and build our own futures. At Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East, this is what unites us. Through shelter, we empower. Our shared vision is a world where everyone has a decent place to live.

Our mission of working with the community to build simple, decent, affordable homes has helped over 350 local families the strength, stability, and independence they need to build a better future.

Yanfen's Story

Yanfen, her husband Xiaoyun and their two children, Kiana and Koby, live inside one bedroom of a four-bedroom home that they share with 10 other extended family members. Like many Portland families who experience rising rents, doubling up with other family members or friends is often the only way to make ends meet.

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register to volunteer

Volunteering with Habitat can take place on one of our construction sites, in our ReStores, or in our main office. Sign up today for a volunteer opportunity.

homeownership

Habitat for Humanity provides a unique opportunity for hardworking people and families to build and buy their own homes. Click below to learn more.

volunteer spotlight

After seeing a volunteer callout on Instagram for “Winter Warriors” in January, Reed decided to brace the chill and help us make progress when we needed volunteers the most. It was a cold and rainy day when he first stepped foot on our build site in NE Portland, but he said he walked away loving every minute of it. Now a regular volunteer, he picks a new task every week – one day it’s “case & base;” another, HVAC or framing.  

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latest news

  • Media Alert: Habitat for Humanity’s Women Build Volunteers to Celebrate Anniversary of Women’s Right to Vote

    Media Alert: Habitat for Humanity’s Women Build Volunteers to Celebrate Anniversary of Women’s Right to Vote

    Commissioner Susheela Jayapal to join Women Build Event   What: Habitat for Humanity’s Women Build volunteers to honor the anniversary of women’s right to vote Attendees: 30 Women Build volunteers...Read More »
  • Where will you go?

    Where will you go?

    How does a $25 round-trip flight for two sound? In support of our annual auction, we’re hosting an Alaska Airlines raffle that will give one lucky winner the travel deal of a lifetime! Each raffle ticket sold goes directly towards providing affordable homeownership opportunities for local, low-income families.Read More »
  • Construction Update: We’re making progress in Portland

    Construction Update: We’re making progress in Portland

    With progress ramping up on two active communities in North and Northeast Portland, we’ve just broken ground on a third build site in Kenton.Read More »
  • A Right to Return

    A Right to Return

    In efforts to combat years of gentrification and a legacy of displacement, Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East is partnering with the City of Portland to enact the North/Northeast Preference Policy. Construction is now underway on the first two Habitat communities built under this new initiative.Read More »

current builds

Since 1981, we've built over 350 homes in Portland and Gresham. Take a look at what we're working on today and see how you can get involved!

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