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

Request for Proposals for 1059 Willamette St.

The City of Eugene invites proposals for the development of a mixed-income housing project at 1059 Willamette Street. Submissions are due February 2, 2021. For more information, visit

2020 Housing RFP

The Eugene-Springfield HOME Consortium received four proposals to build new housing for low-income renters through the 2020 Affordable Housing Request for Proposals (RFP).  For more information please see the Affordable Housing Development programs website.

1100 Charnelton Street

The public comment period of the executed Environmental Assessment for the 1100 Charnelton Street project is underway. A legal ad was posted in the Register Guard on December 26, 2020. Public comments will be accepted until January 11, 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.