Congratulations to Anthony McMahon winner of the 2009 Professional Remodelers Organization Scholarship through the Home Builders Foundation. Anthony is a student at Mt. Hood Community College in the Architectural Engineering Technology program.
The 2009 NW Natural Street of Dreams “Views of the Pearl” opens August 1 and showcases four of Portland’s premiere condominium home developments, featuring nine incredible penthouses ranging in price from $1 to $2.5 million. With a focus on LEED standard and eco-friendly materials, the dream condos include the latest in home innovations and design, […]
According to a new study by the US Dept of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Oregon has the highest proportion of homeless people in the nation. Steve Law from the Portland Tribune has the story. This is yet another example of the importance of programs like the Home Builders Foundation’s HomeAid, which can help build […]
We received this good news today from the Coordinating Committee to End Homelessness, an initiative of the City of Portland’s Bureau of Housing. Congratulations! Home Builders Foundation have been selected as one of this year’s Coordinating Committee to End Homelessness (CCEH) Achievement Award recipients! It took hours of careful and difficult deliberation for the Steering […]
Don’t forget there will be no Fort Vancouver fireworks show this year. If you need an alternative location to get your yearly fireworks fix click here for a list of all the local fireworks displays. Hope you all have a happy and safe 4th of July! Did you know: Robert G. Heft is a designer […]
Singing the praises of unsung heroes: Tough economic climate fails to deter progress on two major HBF projects
Major remodels can be a dicey proposition. The Portland Home Builders Foundation finds itself committed to two ambitious remodeling projects in a construction climate not exactly conducive to charitable donations. The fact that these projects continue to move forward is a testament to the generosity, courage and commitment of their builder captains, contractors and suppliers. […]
HBF President George Lorance hosted a post-auction party at his home on May 9 to thank sponsors, donors, and volunteers for their hard work and generosity. A good time was had by all, feasting on delish appetizers, sharing stories, catching up, and discussing the success of the event. “We wanted a casual way to thank […]