Urban Renewal in Eugene


Urban Renewal is a tool used by cities to finance improvements and redevelopment in specific areas of a city by reinvesting the increase in the area's property taxes, it is also called Tax Increment Financing. Learn more about:

RiverfrontURWhat's Happening with Riverfront Urban Renewal?

Learn more about what is currently happening with the Riverfront Urban Renewal District on the Downtown Riverfront webpage, or click below to read about some of the guiding documents for the district:

River Guides

Learn more about the Riverfront Urban Renewal Advisory Committee (River Guides) who will advise the Agency Board on activities in the District. 
The River Guides' next meeting will be held on April 17, from 1:30-3:30pm at 99 W. 10th Avenue, Saul Room (3rd floor).

Upcoming Meetings

In February, the Urban Renewal Agency Board will be considering two possible boundary expansions related to the riverfront property purchase from EWEB and the railroad quiet zone. More information on these expansions will be posted closer to the Board's Work Sessions.

DowntownURDowntown Projects 

On June 13, 2016 Council amended the Downtown Urban Renewal Plan, which makes the four projects below eligible for urban renewal funds. Visit the links below to learn more about the projects and next steps for community engagement and the approval process.

Community Review Panel

Learn more about projects approved by the Urban Renewal Agency Board and expenditures in the Downtown Urban Renewal District in the Expenditure Review Panel Reports listed below.

How You Can Participate

Interested in staying up to date on the latest Downtown Improvement projects? Click here or text DTWNPROJ to 22828 to subscribe to the City of Eugene Downtown Improvement Projects Mailing List! 


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