Author Archives: Brenda Ketah

Wildfire Relief Efforts

HBF and HBA Cares The impacts of the devastating wildfires this month will carry over into the next several years, as people whose homes were destroyed or severely damaged try to rebuild their lives and their homes.  Our metro Portland HBA is working, alongside Home Builders Foundation (HBF) and our HBA partners across the State, […]

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Award-winning project

HBF wins another AEA for best Community Service Project Home Builders Foundation is proud to announce that we have been awarded an Association Excellence Award (AEA) from the National Association of Home Builders for the Best Community Service Project in 2019! Our winning entry was for the Pod Build Challenge to support Kenton Women’s Village. […]

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Portland non-profit casts wide net in effort to provide transitional housing

By Chris McDowell In a city where providing housing for our most vulnerable populations is seemingly a never-ending task, one organization diligently works in the background to build transitional housing for houseless Portlanders. Home Builders Foundation (HBF), supports Portland-area nonprofit organizations by leveraging connections in the home building industry for monetary support and in-kind donations […]

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HBF partners with Taylor Morrison

In May of 2020, Home Builders Foundation and dozens of local shelter providers found themselves recipients of eighty-three brand new appliances thanks to home building giant Taylor Morrison. The donated appliances, leftover from model homes on four housing development sites around the Portland Metro region, were a result of Taylor Morrison acquiring William Lyon Homes […]

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Home Builders Foundation-HomeAid Portland Awarded Workforce Development Grant

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Portland is the second pilot project for the HomeAid America WORKS Program Giving Training and Job Opportunities for Homeless Individuals May 21, 2019 (Portland, OR) – Home Builders Foundation-HomeAid Portland, a local nonprofit provider of housing and resources for the homeless, announces that they will receive a $25,000 grant each year for […]

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HBF wins Best Community Service Project from the National Association of Home Builders!

Home Builders Foundation is proud to announce that we have been awarded an Association Excellence Award (AEA) from the National Association of Home Builders for the Best Community Service Project in 2017! Our winning entry was for ‘The Clubhouse’ expansion at Good Neighbor Center (GNC) with help from our friends at Mountainwood Homes who served as HBF Builder Captain […]

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Clackamas Women’s Services and Home Builders Foundation dedicate The Village Emergency Shelter

February 13, 2018 (Oregon City, OR) – Today Clackamas Women’s Services cut the ribbon on The Village, the historic emergency shelter for families fleeing domestic and sexual violence in Clackamas County. The 32-year shelter has been closed to survivors for over a year during the reconstruction and expansion of the building. Today stakeholders and community […]

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