Hope House is the first American home for up to 13 adult asylum seekers. Hope House residents are encouraged to engage with Portland’s people and places and take advantage of the many resources offered both in-house and by others. We provide one-on-one support and cultural and educational activities in a warm, family-like environment.

Who is eligible for housing at Hope House?

Hope House invites men and women asylum seekers who are:- new to the U.S. who are homeless — e.g., staying at the city shelter or sleeping on a friend’s sofa. – in the community alone without other family members- interested in living in a community with other asylum seekers. 

To apply for housing at Hope House, please come to 14 Sherman Street Monday through Thursday between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm.