Affordable Housing Development Programs

Affordable Housing Development

Housing Development programs includes funding for acquisitions, new construction, rehabilitation, and project-related soft costs.  Eugene awards funds in this category through an annual Housing Request for Proposals. Subsidies for development include land, HOME Investment Partnership Program funds, system development charge waivers, and property tax exemptions. Regulatory incentives include density bonuses and reduction of parking requirements. Projects receiving funds include small developments for special need populations as well as medium sized affordable housing development.

Housing Request for Proposals (RFP)

The HOME Investment Partnership Program is a federal program administered by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to expand affordable housing opportunities for low-income persons.  Eugene and Springfield receive HOME funds jointly as the Eugene-Springfield HOME Consortium.  Eugene receives the HOME funds from HUD on behalf of the HOME Consortium and is responsible for the oversight and administration of HOME funds in the entire Consortium area.  HOME funds are offered as a development subsidy through the annual Affordable Housing Request for Proposals (RFP) process. The HOME Consortium Governing Board makes final decisions for use of HOME funds for development projects based on the input of the Board’s Evaluation Committee and direction of the respective cities.  Each City Council may also award other development incentives to the project proposals through the RFP process. Recent previously awarded proposals are available for review.

2019 Housing Request for Proposals

The Eugene-Springfield HOME Consortium accepted project proposals in the City of Springfield through the 2019 Housing Request for Proposals (RFP).  The cities of Eugene and Springfield will consider the use of federal HOME Investment Partnership Program funds to create affordable housing opportunities for low-income households.  Please click on the link to see the proposal received.

  • Motdge Inc. has requested $991,800 to build 24 new units to be targeted to low-income households including people with physical and mental disabilities, veterans, and survivors of domestic violence at 2487 Pheasant Boulevard in Springfield.

An Evaluation Committee reviewed and scored the proposal and will forward scores to City Council and the Eugene-Springfield Governing Board to make the final funding decision.

Springfield City Council will discuss the proposal on Monday January  21st at 7:00 pm in Springfield City Hall, Council Chambers, 225 5th Street, Springfield.  The HOME Consortium Governing Board will make final decisions for awarding HOME funds on Tuesday February 4th at 3:30 pm in Springfield City Hall, Jesse Maine Conference Room, 225 5th Street, Springfield.  For more information, call 541-682-5532 or email Ellen Meyi-Galloway.