Awarded Request for Proposals
The cities of Eugene and Springfield offer federal HOME Investment Partnership program funds and other resources for affordable housing annually through the Housing Request for Proposals (RFPs). The awarded projects support the City’s goal to increase the supply of affordable housing, a strategy established by the City through the Eugene-Springfield 2020 Consolidated Plan (http://www.eugene-or.gov/hudconplan).
2022 Eugene HOME Award
Eugene-Springfield HOME Consortium Governing Board approved funding for two new construction projects to create affordable housing opportunities for low-income households, one in Eugene and one in Springfield. Please click on the link to see the awarded proposals:
- Ollie Court, formerly called Naval Reserve Apartments and Early Learning Center. Homes for Good was awarded $2,225,341 in HOME funds and the City of Eugene-owned property on 13th Avenue (the former Naval Reserve site) to build 80 units of affordable rental housing and an early learning center. The housing would serve very low income households and the early learning center would serve residents and non-residents. The development was also awarded City Fee Assistance for Systems Development Charges and building permit fees.
2022 Springfield HOME Award
The Governing Board approved funding for one new construction project proposal in Springfield.
- Springfield Apartments. Cornerstone Community Housing was awarded $2,054,013 to build 39 units of affordable rental housing at 1875 16th Street in Springfield, serving low and very low income households.
2021 Eugene HOME Award
Eugene-Springfield HOME Consortium Governing Board approved funding for two new construction projects to create affordable housing opportunities for low-income households. Please click on the link to see the awarded proposal:
- Polk 2.0. DevNW was awarded $550,000 to build 12 units of permanent supportive housing and rental housing in the Whiteaker neighborhood at 89 North Polk Street, serving low and very low income young adults experiencing homelessness and at risk of homelessness including young adults entering independence from foster care. The project also received City Fee Assistance for Systems Development Charges. Construction started in 2022.
- The Coleman. Homes for Good Housing Agency was awarded $1,048,766 to build 51 units of permanent supportive housing on Lane County donated property in the Trainsong neighborhood at Highway 99 and Roosevelt Blvd serving low and very low income people with conviction histories in partnership with Sponsors, Inc. The project also received City Fee Assistance for Systems Development Charges. After the project did not receive State funding, Homes for Good withdrew from their HOME award in 2023 and began pursuing other funding for the project.
2020 Eugene HOME Awards
2019 Springfield HOME Award
The 2019 Housing RFP was only offered to properties within the City of Springfield. Eugene-Springfield HOME Consortium Governing Board approved funding for a new construction project to create affordable housing opportunities for low-income households. Please click on the link to see the awarded proposal:
- Motdge Inc. was awarded $991,800 to build 24 new units to be targeted to low-income households including people with physical and mental disabilities, veterans, and survivors of domestic violence at 2487 Pheasant Boulevard in Springfield.
An Evaluation Committee reviewed and scored the proposal and forwarded scores to City Council and the Eugene-Springfield Governing Board to make the final funding decision. Springfield City Council approved the proposal on January 21, 2020. The HOME Consortium Governing Board awarded the HOME funds on February 4, 2020. In 2021 Motdge Inc. decided they could not move forward with the project proposal.
2018 Eugene HOME Awards
2018 Springfield HOME Award
2017 Eugene HOME Award
Eugene City Council voted to award $700,000 in HOME funds to Homes for Good to the Market District Commons development located at 560 Oak Street in downtown Eugene. Council also awarded a $224,820 Systems Development Charge exemption. The City provided a $700,000 construction loan to further support this project. Please click on the link below to see the proposal.
- Market District Commons development will be a mixed-use project and will created 50 residential units, of which fifteen units will serve veterans, along with veterans and person with disabilities experiencing homelessness. The remaining spaces will be for households earning less than 60% area median income. Construction was completed in 2020.