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

Mitigation of Adverse Effect:  Crocker Lane Duplex

The City of Eugene in consultation with the Oregon State Historic Preservation Office has prepared and executed a memorandum of understanding to mitigate a determination of adverse effect related to the proposed disposition of the subject site. 

For additional information, or to submit comments, please contact Jackie Dowell (JDowell@eugene-or.gov). 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.

Affordable Housing Request for Proposals

The Eugene-Springfield HOME Consortium has released the 2021 Housing Request for Proposals (RFP) to invite developers to submit proposals for new construction, and/or acquisition of existing residential or non-residential structures to be converted to affordable rental housing for low-income persons in Eugene or Springfield. For more information please see the Housing Development website.  https://www.eugene-or.gov/4160/Affordable-Housing-Development-Programs