Own a home of your own?

Have you experienced barriers/challenges moving through the home buying process?

The average rent for Oregon residents is $900 per month.

Over 20 years, renters will have paid $216,000 in rent payments.

“Owning your OWN home makes $en$e”


The African American Alliance for Homeownership presents the 1st Annual East Portland Housing & Resource Festival

“A Family Fun Festival”

Saturday, August 23, 2014
12 noon until 8pm Lents Park (SE 92 & Holgate Streets)

Activities include: • Market/Information Vendors • Free Giveaway’s • Food Court • Live Music/Entertainment • Kids Area with face painting, puppet show, and other activities • “Homes for Sale” Bus Tour

Open and FREE to the Public

For additional information or to register as a vendor go to our vendor registration form.


The African American Alliance for Homeownership "AAAH" is a non-profit 501c3 community based alliance, comprised of housing and business professionals. Our mission is to increase homeownership and economic stability for African Americans and other underserved individuals by improving access to homebuyer resources and education.

Since 1999, the Alliance has been successful in stimulating home buying activities and resources through our innovative programs such as:

Find out more, under "SERVICES"

If you would like more information about AAAH, or if you would like to sign up for one of our programs contact us at: 503-595-3517.



Portland is continuing to lose African-American homeowners, despite a recovery in the city’s housing market...



Cheryl Roberts, Executive Director of AAAH accepts a check for $10,000 from the Wells Fargo team including Cobi Jackson, Bernie Kromberger, Manny Delgadillo and others in support of AAAH's counseling and education program.
The funds will be used to expand the AAAH services to residents in East
Portland. For more information on the AAAH programs call 503-595-3517.


African American Homebuyers Fair Offered Help to Buy, Refinance or Avoid Foreclosure.


It Takes a Village to Secure a Home...



Register for an AAAH Homebuyer Education Class.