Home Repair Program


Through the federal CommunHome Repair Toolboxity  Development Block Grant (CDBG) program, the City of Eugene offers assistance for low-income property owners to correct certain conditions that create an immediate threat to the health and safety of the occupants or could cause rapid deterioration of the structure.


Assistance for low-income homeowners of stick frame homes includes 0%, deferred loans, up to $10,000.  This assistance is also available for owners of duplex rental housing occupied by low-income tenants with disabilities for accessibility improvements. For low-income mobile homeowners, grants are available in the amount of up to $10,000. Grants do not need to be repaid.

Home Repair Program Brochure (English/(Español)


Eligibility Requirements

Eligibility requirements for the program are as follows:

  • Property must be within the Eugene city limits and annexed into the City
  • Repairs must be eligible types of work and limited to habitable space areas
  • Applicants must meet low-income requirements, which does not exceed 80% of Area Median Income (AMI)

 Eligible Home Repairs

  • Repair of electrical, plumbing, sewer, potable water, or heating systems
  • Re-roof, ceiling or siding repair due to water damage
  • Basic home security measures (broken or inoperable doors or windows)
  • Accessibility improvements, including:
    • Removal of architectural barriers
    • Installation of ramps or modifications to doorways
    • Installation of grab bars, handrails, and lever hardware 
    • Installation strobe smoke alarms

 The maximum assistance per property is $10,000 every three years.


Applications

Completed applications, which must include required income verification documents, may be emailed to the Housing Rehabilitation Specialist, Karina Fon,  KFon@eugene-or.gov, or dropped off or mailed to the attention of Karina Fon, City of Eugene, Planning and Development Dept., 99 W. 10th Avenue, Eugene, OR 97401. The lobby is open Monday through Friday, 12 pm to 4 pm. Done 


Residents who are eligible for the program may  request an application packet be mailed to them by  contacting the Housing Rehabilitation Specialist.  The application and related materials are included below.

Application and Materials

Cover Letter (Carta de presentación)

Home Repair Application (solo inglés)                                                     

Home Repair Brochure (English/Español)

EPA Protect Your Family Brochure (Proteja a su Familia del Plomo)

Lead-Safe Guide to Renovate Rights (Remodelar Correctamente)


Contact Us

  1. Community Development

    Karina Fon

    Housing Rehabilitation Specialist
    99 W. 10th Ave.

    Eugene, OR 97401

    Ph: 541-682-5446

    Fx: 541-682-5572