Awarded Request for Proposals
The cities of Eugene and Springfield offer federal HOME Investment Partnership program funds and other resources for affordable housing annually through the Housing Request for Proposals (RFPs). The awarded projects support the City’s goal to increase the supply of affordable housing, a strategy established by the City through the Eugene-Springfield 2020 Consolidated Plan (http://www.eugene-or.gov/hudconplan).
2019 Springfield HOME Award
The 2019 Housing RFP was only offered to properties within the City of Springfield. Eugene-Springfield HOME Consortium Governing Board approved funding for a new construction project to create affordable housing opportunities for low-income households. Please click on the link to see the awarded proposal:
- Motdge Inc. was awarded $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 forwarded scores to City Council and the Eugene-Springfield Governing Board to make the final funding decision. Springfield City Council approved the proposal on January 21, 2020. The HOME Consortium Governing Board awarded the HOME funds on February 4, 2020.
2018 Eugene HOME Awards
Eugene City Council voted to award the city-owned property at 1525 River Road to the River Road Affordable Housing development proposed by St. Vincent de Paul. Council also awarded $150,466 in Low-Income Housing Funds to the Commons on MLK proposal from Homes for Good Housing Agency. Please click on the links below to see the proposals.
- St. Vincent de Paul Society of Lane County, Inc. was awarded the city-owned property at 1525 River Road and $725,000 in HOME funds to build Iris Place, 53 units targeted to very low and extremely low income households including units set aside for victims of domestic violence (please see the rendering below).
- Homes for Good Housing Agency was awarded $900,000 ($749,534 in HOME funds and $150,466 in Low-Income Housing Funds) to build 51 units for permanent supportive housing for households experiencing homelessness in the Harlow Neighborhood at 2411 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd in Eugene (rendering is below).
2018 Springfield HOME Award
The Eugene-Springfield HOME Consortium Governing Board awarded $750,000 in HOME funds to a Homes for Good proposal in Springfield. Please click on the link below to see the proposal.
- Hayden Bridge Landing (formerly called Hayden Bridge Meadows) will be 70 units of housing and common area at 1975 5th Street in Springfield. Apartments will be targeted to very low and extremely low income households including units targeted to persons living with HIV/AIDS.
2017 Eugene HOME Award
Eugene City Council voted to award $700,000 in HOME funds to Homes for Good to the Market District Commons development located at the northwest corner of 6th Avenue and Oak Street in downtown Eugene. Council also awarded a $224,820 Systems Development Charge exemption. The City provided a $700,000 construction loan to further support this project. Please click on the link below to see the proposal.
- Market District Commons development will be a mixed-use project and will created 50 residential units, of which fifteen units will serve veterans, along with veterans and person with disabilities experiencing homelessness. The remaining spaces will be for households earning less than 60% area median income.