Community Development


What We Do

The Community Development team is committed to making Eugene a better place to live and work. The division works towards the achievement of this general goal through an array of programs focused on more specific goals, including: 


  • Affordable rental housing development and housing repair (HOME)
  • Downtown planning and improvement
  • Economic stability through living-wage job creation
  • Managing federal Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) activities

AHTF 2024 Request for Proposals Now Open

The 2024 Request for Proposals (RFP) for Affordable Housing Trust Funds is now open. To support the creation of local innovative housing projects that are affordable to people with lower and moderate incomes the City of Eugene is seeking proposals for use of $1 million in Affordable Housing Trust Funds (AHTF). Information and links to application are available on the AHTF RFP website

Seeking Public Comment: 

Draft Eugene Springfield 2024/2025 

HOME Investment Partnership Program Funds 

The City of Eugene requests written public comment on the proposed uses (also available in Spanish) of HOME Investment Partnership Program funds beginning July 1, 2024 and ending June 30, 2025. 

The public hearing for proposed use of HOME funds will be held at the Eugene-Springfield HOME Consortium Governing Board virtual meeting on March 12, 2024 at 4:00 pm.  Attendees may connect online via Zoom at https://eugene-or-gov.zoom.us/j/88322252133, webinar ID# 883 2225 2133, Passcode HOME2024!, or by telephone at 833 548 0282 (Toll Free).  Written comments on these recommendations may be submitted until 5:00 pm Wednesday, March 13, 2024 to Ellen Meyi-Galloway at EMeyi-Galloway@eugene-or.gov or call 541-682-5532.