Housing Policy Board

Role of the Housing Policy Board

The Intergovernmental Housing Policy Board (HPB) acts as a forum for public input into the community issues related to affordable housing. It reviews low-income housing issues and makes policy, funding, and other recommendations regarding affordable housing to Eugene and Lane County governments. The mission of the HPB is to increase the availability of decent, affordable housing for low and very low income families and individuals in Lane County.


Current HPB Members

  • Joe Berney (County Commissioner)
  • Chris Pryor (Eugene City Council)
  • Norton Cabell (Chair)
  • Jenna Fribley
  • Daniel Ivy
  • Isaac Judd
  • John VanLandingham
  • Chris Wig


  • Kristen Karle
  • Steve Ochs
  • Darcy Phillips
  • Emily Reiman

Membership Vacancy Notice

DATE: November 20, 2019

 

CONTACT: Stephanie Jennings, Grants Manager, City of Eugene, 541-682-5529 or sjennings@eugene-or.gov


Applications are requested from citizens interested in serving on the Lane County Intergovernmental Housing Policy Board. Advisory Committee Application forms are available online at www.lanecounty.org/volunteer and in the Lane County Board of Commissioners' Office, located on the 2nd floor of the Public Service Building, 125 East 8th Avenue, Eugene. For additional information, or to request an application, please contact Stephanie Jennings (see above).


HOUSING POLICY BOARD: The Intergovernmental Housing Policy Board (HPB) acts as a forum for public input into the community issues related to affordable housing. It provides an opportunity for dialogue, collaboration and exploration of low-income and affordable housing issues in the city of Eugene and Lane County. The Housing Policy Board also makes policy recommendations regarding affordable housing to Eugene and Lane County governments. The mission of the HPB is to increase the availability of decent, affordable housing, for low and very low-income families and individuals in Lane County.


MEETING: Monthly, or as necessary. Typically meetings are held on the first Monday of the month from noon to 1:30 pm.


MEMBERSHIP: Overall board membership consists of one representative from the Lane County Board of Commissioners; one representative from the Eugene City Council; six citizen at-large members; and ex-officio members as appropriate. One at-large position is reserved for a low-income representative.


We are seeking community members who are low-income renters to apply and fill the low-income representative position.


VACANCIES: Housing Policy Board terms are for two years. The HPB is currently seeking one at-large member, a low-income representative. The elected officials from Lane County and Eugene are charged with making appointments.


APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. Friday, December 20, 2019, to the Board of Commissioners’ Office, 125 E. 8th Avenue, Eugene, OR 97401.


Meeting Information

Meetings are typically the first Monday of each month: 2019 Housing Policy Board Schedule, 2020 Housing Policy Board Schedule.


The next Housing Policy Board meeting will be on January 6, 2019, at the Atrium in Saul room (3rd floor). Meeting materials will be posted once they are available. Previous Housing Policy Board work plans, agendas, and meeting materials may be found in the folders below by year.


2011   2012   2013   2014   2015   2016   2017   2018   2019   2020  


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November 13, 2019, City Council Work Session

2020 Consolidated Planning Process

Agenda Item Summary, presentation, and recorded webcast.


July 24, 2019, City Council Work Session

CET Implementation and Affordable Housing Trust Fund, Next Steps

Agenda Item Summary, presentation, and recorded webcast.


The HPB Eugene Renters Experience Survey Summary, which was administered city-wide in January 2019 is available.


May 13, 2019 Joint Work Session (City Council and Lane County Commissioners)

Presentation of Implementation Plan for Homeless and Supportive Housing System Report Recommendations

Agenda and link to the recorded presentation


Information about the Land Use Code Audit Community Survey is available.


April 17, 2019, City Council Work Session

Local Options for Inclusionary Zoning

Agenda Item Summary and link to the recorded webcast.


April 8, 2019, City Council Meeting

Ordinance Concerning Construction Excise Tax

Agenda Item Summary and link to the recorded webcast.


March 13, 2019, City Council Work Session

Renter Protections

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.


Lane County Shelter Feasibility Study (December 2018)

Technical Assistance Collaborative


The Homelessness in the Portland Region report is available for review.


December 12, 2018, City Council Work Session

Housing Tools and Strategies

Agenda Item Summary and Attachments and link to the recorded webcast.


December 10, 2018, City Council Work Session

Housing Tools and Strategies

Agenda Item Summary and Attachments and link to the recorded webcast.


May 30, 2018, City Council Work Session

Housing Tools and Strategies

Agenda Item Summary and Attachments 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)


Oregon Housing and Community Services (OHCS)

Lane County Demographic and Housing Profiles (2018)

Assessment of Equity and Opportunity for Affordable Housing Residents (2014)


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