Housing in the City of Eugene

2016 Affordable Housing RFP

The cities of Eugene and Springfield approved the use of federal HOME Investment Partnership Program funds for the following proposals for affordable housing. Please click on the underlined links to see summaries of the proposals.

  • St. Vincent de Paul will use $600,000 to build the Myrtlewood, a 35-unit apartment complex for low-income households at 1062 Main Street in Springfield that will include 7 units for persons with developmental disabilities. 
  • Liberty Housing Group, LLC will use $633,000 to acquire and rehabilitate the Monroe, a 6-unit apartment building at 480 Monroe Street in Eugene targeted to low income veterans.
  • NEDCO will use $440,591 to acquire and rehabilitate River Road Apartments, a 4-unit apartment building at 1689-1695 River Road in the River Road Neighborhood in Eugene to be targeted to very low income people living with HIV/AIDS.
  • Mainstream Housing Incorporated will use $191,000 in HOME funds to acquire and rehabilitate a duplex at 78/80 Shady Loop in Springfield for homeless families including a member with developmental disabilities.
  • St. Vincent de Paul will use $640,000 in HOME funds to acquire and rehabilitate a church property at 3350 Willamette Street in Eugene.  The SVDP Youth House will be 15 studio apartments for transitional housing for homeless high school students and an on-site manager.
  • Cornerstone Community Housing withdrew their application to use $623,135 to build 28 units for low-income households in the Santa Clara Neighborhood at 850 and 870 Hunsaker Lane through the 2016 Housing RFP, but plans to submit a new request for HOME funds for Delta Court Phase II.

An Evaluation Committee reviewed, scored, and recommended the proposals to the applicable City Councils and the Eugene-Springfield Governing Board made the final funding decisions.   

The City’s primary role is to allocate funds (federal, local and private) toward housing solutions in Eugene. Allocations for new construction and acquisitions most often take place through a public request for proposal (RFP) process. The City of Eugene does not own, operate, build or manage housing.

Low-Income Housing
Since 1979, Eugene has acquired sites for future low-income housing. These sites are critical to the success of local housing efforts because site control is vital for obtaining other subsidies. The City also has a history of granting property tax exemptions and assistance with permit fees for public purpose housing.

Housing services offered by the City of Eugene are found in the left hand navigation. These include information on: Affordable Housing, Fair Housing, HomelessnessHousing Assistance Programs, Housing Development Incentives, Housing Policy Board, and information on the Rental Housing Code.

Other Community Resources:
ABCs of Home Buying, NEDCO
City of Eugene Business and Economic Development
City of Springfield Emergency Home Repair and Home Improvement Program
City of Springfield Home Ownership Program (SHOP)
Housing and Community Services Agency of Lane County (HACSA)
Neighborhood Economic Development Corporation (NEDCO)
Oregon Bankers Association - Independent Community Banks of Oregon
Oregon Housing and Community Services (OHCS)
USDA Rural Development Housing Repair and Rehabilitation