Affordable Housing Trust Fund Advisory Committee

Role of the Affordable Housing Trust Fund Advisory Committee

The Affordable Housing Trust Fund Advisory Committee is to advise City of Eugene staff on:

  • Development of goals and programs related to the use of Affordable Housing Trust Fund resources
  • Allocation of Affordable Housing Trust Fund resources
  • Review of specific project proposals to be supported by the Affordable Housing Trust Fund resources

The Advisory Committee will work on the goals set within the City Ordinance. Potential focus areas include:

  • Expand the supply of new affordable housing
  • Preserve existing affordable housing
  • Direct assistance to renters and homebuyers
  • Recommendations that emerge from the Housing Tools and Strategies process, the Consolidated Plan, and lessons from other jurisdictions.

Committee Members

  • John Barofsky
  • Dane Butler
  • Paula Farquhar-Stout
  • Isaac Judd
  • Pete Knox
  • Kaarin Knudson
  • Sarah Pishioneri (Co-Chair)
  • Scott Rogers (Co-Chair)
  • Carmel Snyder

Meeting Information

The tentative schedule of committee meetings is available. Committee meetings will take place at the Atrium in the Sloat room on the following dates:

October 21, 2019, 2-4 pm, meeting materials are available

November 20, 2019, 9-11 am meeting materials are available

December 18, 2019, 9-11 am

January 28, 2020, 9-11 am

February 25, 2020, 9-11am


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Resources

July 24, 2019, City Council Work Session

CET Implementation and Affordable Housing Trust Fund, Next Steps

Agenda Item Summary, presentation, and recorded webcast


Construction Excise Tax Information Sheet

Construction Excise Tax Exemption Form

Building Fees, including Construction Excise Tax


May 28, 2019, Eugene City Council passed Ordinance No. 20609, establishing the Construction Excise Tax in Eugene.


April 8, 2019, City Council Meeting

Ordinance Concerning Construction Excise Tax

Agenda Item Summary and link to the recorded webcast


February 19, 2019, City Council Public Hearing

Construction Excise Tax

Agenda Item Summary and link to the recorded webcast


January 14, 2019, City Council Work Session

Housing Tools and Strategies, Construction Excise Tax

Agenda Item Summary and link to the recorded webcast


April 9, 2018, Eugene City Council Work Session

Local Options for Affordable Housing Funding Through Senate Bill 1533

Agenda Item Summary, (Attachment A - SB 1533, Attachment B - HPB CET Recommendation, Attachment C - City of Eugene Housing Initiatives)

Affordable Housing Trust Fund (PowerPoint Presentation)


The Housing Tools & Strategies initiative contributes to increasing housing affordability, availability, and diversity of type. Find out more by clicking here.

HTS for web