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

Lincoln Street Apartments

The public comment period of the executed Environmental Assessment for the Lincoln Street Apartments affordable housing project is underway. A legal ad was posted in the Register Guard on March 25, 2021. Public comments will be accepted until April 12, 2021 at 5:00pm. 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. 

Request for Proposals for Affordable Housing Development

The City of Eugene  is considering three proposals for the development of rental housing affordable to low and moderate income households. To see the proposals, visit