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Volunteers are encouraged to call 503-517-8935 in the event of inclement weather. This hotline will inform you if the build sites have been closed.

Due to inclement weather, build sites will experience a 2 hour delayed opening today.

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. With our help, Habitat homeowners achieve the strength, stability and independence they need to build a better life.

Closures due to Coronavirus & Helpful Resources Details here

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.

2021 HopeBuilder Breakfast

Join us for a powerful and inspiring morning. Enjoy a free breakfast during this uplifting one-hour program.

Annual Report

Our 2019 Annual Report is here! Catch up on family stories, year-end roundups, financial reports and dedications to our donors and volunteers.

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

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 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.

“A Place for My Girls”

All that Anthony desires is to provide his daughters with a stable upbringing and a safe place to lay their heads at night. It’s something he’s sought after for years while moving from one apartment to another in search of affordable rent. Now, with his girls outgrowing their shared bedroom, he’s secured a path for his family to live a more prosperous life by partnering with Habitat for Humanity.

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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

Having put in hundreds of volunteer hours with Habitats across the country, Nina brings a wealth of experience to every opportunity.

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Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East Ambassador Council Co-Chair Nina Byrd

latest news

  • Race and Housing Part II: Exodus, Disaster, and Exploitation

    Race and Housing Part II: Exodus, Disaster, and Exploitation

    No two events have had a greater impact on Portland’s housing market than WWII and the flooding at Vanport. The systemic political, cultural, geographical, and racial implications that resulted from the 1940s changed Portland in ways unseen before or since.Read More »
  • Official Equity Statement

    Official Equity Statement

    After a 14-month training with the Center for Equity and Inclusion, Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East is eager to share this commitment with our community.Read More »
  • An Extraordinary Life: Colise’s Story

    An Extraordinary Life: Colise’s Story

    Colise has done more in one life than most dream of doing in several. Raising two children, building her own home, and providing food and clothing to countless neighbors —all with her unrelenting compassion.Read More »
  • The Early History of Portland’s Racist Housing Strategies: Part One

    The Early History of Portland’s Racist Housing Strategies: Part One

    Portland is known nationally and across the globe as one of the most progressive enclaves in the world. What’s less known is the severe history of racism that, to this day, permeates all systems and institutions, including our neighborhoods, schools, laws, and housing policies.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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