Homeownership: Protecting Consumers While Addressing Unique Housing Needs

Homeownership help builds pride in our community, but are you doing what’s needed to protect your clients? Join the Realtor® Advocacy Committee (RAC) for a virtual discussion with the Portland Housing Center at 10 am on Wednesday, June 16. For some, homeownership is an unimaginable dream, and working to protect consumers in real estate can mean ensuring more people reach their homeownership goals. Sign up today!

Earn one hour of continuing education credit for attending!

About our panelists:

Shalonda Menefee, Preference Policy HomeBuying Specialist

Shalonda first joined Portland Housing Center in 2015 as a HomeBuying Specialist. Shalonda holds three bachelor’s degrees from Portland State and previously worked as a Foreclosure Prevention Counselor. She enjoys the family atmosphere of Portland Housing Center and its commitment to serving our clients and seeing them be successful. She takes pride in the best practices and processes that help us improve our work and serve our clients. Homeownership matters to her because it is a way to build assets and achieve housing stability.


Heidi Martin, NMLS #282008, Lending Director

Heidi originally joined the Portland Housing Center team in 2011, she is currently the Lending Director. She has over 20 years of experience in the private sector and began working in the public and non-profit section over 10 years ago. She has been responsible for all aspects of lending over the course of her career. She loves the uniqueness of working for a non-profit lending and being able to truly do what is best for the customer, regardless of income. She also loves the “pay it forward” aspect of our lending, when a client chooses us, they are helping to financially support our services so more can be served. Homeownership matters to Heidi because it is the cornerstone of generational wealth creation.


Jun 16, 2021


10:00 am - 11:00 am


Online Event