Affordable Housing Trust Fund Advisory Committee

Role of the Affordable Housing Trust Fund Advisory Committee

The role of Affordable Housing Trust Fund Advisory Committee is to advise City of Eugene staff on:

  • Development of goals, resource allocation, and programs related to the use of monies in the  Affordable Housing Trust Fund (AHTF)
  • Specific project proposals to be supported by the Affordable Housing Trust Fund resources

The Advisory Committee will work on the goals set within the City Ordinance. Potential focus areas include:

  • Expand the supply of new affordable housing
  • Direct assistance to renters and homebuyers

The Affordable Housing Trust Fund Advisory Committee has one vacant position for an at-large position with experience in planning, housing development, or other related experience (such as mortgage lender, homebuilder, or realtor).  

Below is information about the Construction Excise Tax, the advisory committee, and the application:
Construction Excise Tax Information Sheet
 Affordable Housing Trust Fund Advisory Committee- Information Sheet
Affordable Housing Trust Fund Advisory Committee- Application

Applications are being accepted October 4 through October 15, 2021.
For questions, please contact Ellen Meyi-Galloway at EMeyi-galloway@eugene-or.gov                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                




Upcoming Meetings


Our next meeting will be in November, 2021. More information to come.


Meeting Information

Committee meetings have occurred on the following dates:

October 21, 2019, meeting materials are available

November 20, 2019, meeting materials are available

December 18, 2019,  meeting materials are available

January 28, 2020, meeting materials are available

February 25, 2020, meeting materials are available

May 19, 2020, meeting materials are available

July 14, 2020 meeting materials are available

July 21, 2020 meeting materials are available

September 15, 2020 meeting materials are available

October 21, 2020 meeting materials are available

November 18, 2020 meeting materials are available

December 16, 2020 meeting materials are available

March 3, 2021 meeting materials are available

March 17, 2021 meeting materials are available

April 28, 2021 meeting materials are available


Meeting minutes from the April 28, 2021 meeting can be found here


*Please note that these minutes have not been officially approved by the committee.

Committee Members

  • Sarah Pishioneri (Co-Chair)
  • Scott Rogers (Co-Chair)
  • John Barofsky
  • Paula Farquhar-Stout
  • Isaac Judd
  • Pete Knox
  • Kaarin Knudson
  • Carmel Perez Snyder

If you would like to be kept informed about the Affordable Housing Trust Fund, please sign up to join the list for interested parties. Information including notifications of meetings, events, committee recruitment, and participation opportunities will be delivered to your inbox.


Resources

July 12, 2021 City County Work Session

2021 Program Review for Construction Excise Tax / Affordable Housing Trust Fund

Memo, presentation, and recorded webcast


July 27, 2020, City Council Work Session

Proposed Use of Affordable Housing Trust Fund Resources

Agenda Item Summary  and recorded webcast 


April 15, 2020, City Council Work Session

Affordable Housing Trust Fund Resources - Allocation Options

Agenda Item Summary, presentation, and recorded webcast 


July 24, 2019, City Council Work Session

CET Implementation and Affordable Housing Trust Fund, Next Steps

Agenda Item Summary, presentation, and recorded webcast


Construction Excise Tax Information Sheet

Construction Excise Tax Exemption Form

Building Fees, including Construction Excise Tax


May 28, 2019, Eugene City Council passed Ordinance No. 20609, establishing the Construction Excise Tax in Eugene.


April 8, 2019, City Council Meeting

Ordinance Concerning Construction Excise Tax

Agenda Item Summary and link to the recorded webcast


February 19, 2019, City Council Public Hearing

Construction Excise Tax

Agenda Item Summary and link to the recorded webcast


January 14, 2019, City Council Work Session

Housing Tools and Strategies, Construction Excise Tax

Agenda Item Summary and link to the recorded webcast


April 9, 2018, Eugene City Council Work Session

Local Options for Affordable Housing Funding Through Senate Bill 1533

Agenda Item Summary, (Attachment A - SB 1533, Attachment B - HPB CET Recommendation, Attachment C - City of Eugene Housing Initiatives)

Affordable Housing Trust Fund (PowerPoint Presentation)


The Housing Tools & Strategies initiative contributes to increasing housing affordability, availability, and diversity of type. 

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