To work toward a world where everyone has a decent, affordable place to live. People in the Portland metro region partner with Habitat to build or improve a place they can call home and pay an affordable mortgage.
Bottom Line for Portland
Last year, Habitat helped 140 people achieve stability and build equity through affordable homeownership. Eighty-three percent of kids from Habitat homes graduate from high school, and 79 percent of people who previously had housing-related illnesses no longer experience symptoms after moving into their homes.
“When we partnered with Habitat, it changed both my son's and my outlook, and our hope for the future. My kid’s disability means that he will always need adult support, and now we have a stable home that is truly ours as he transitions to adulthood.” —Mel, Habitat homeowner
Acme Construction Supply Co. will match $20,000 in Give!Guide donations to Habitat for Humanity.