Community Development

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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

Mitigation of Adverse Effect:  Crocker Lane Duplex

The City of Eugene in consultation with the Oregon State Historic Preservation Office has prepared and executed a memorandum of understanding to mitigate a determination of adverse effect related to the proposed disposition of the subject site. 

For additional information, or to submit comments, please contact Jackie Dowell ( Comments can also be mailed or delivered to the following address: Jackie Dowell, Community Development division, City of Eugene, 99 West 10th Ave, Eugene, OR 97401.

Affordable Housing Trust Fund Request for Proposals Open

The 2022 Request for Proposals 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 the use of $1.1 million in Affordable Housing Trust Funds (AHTF). More information and application materials available on Affordable Housing Trust Fund website.

Affordable Housing Request for Proposals

The Eugene-Springfield HOME Consortium will consider funding for two proposals to build new housing for low-income renters through the 2021 Affordable Housing Request for Proposals (RFP).   For more information please see the Housing Development programs website.