Through the federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program, the City of Eugene offers assistance for low-income property owners to correct certain conditions that create an immediate threat to the health and safety of the occupants or could cause rapid deterioration of the structure.
Assistance for low-income homeowners of stick frame homes includes 0%, deferred loans, up to $10,000. This assistance is also available for owners of rental housing occupied by low-income tenants with disabilities for accessibility improvements. For low-income mobile homeowners, grants are available in the amount of up to $10,000. Grants do not need to be repaid.
Fair Market Rents (FMRs) apply to tenants who need accessibility improvements on eligible properties
Eligible Home Repairs
Repair of electrical, plumbing, sewer, potable water, or heating systems
Re-roof, ceiling or siding repair due to water damage
Basic home security measures (broken or inoperable doors or windows)
Accessibility improvements, including:
Removal of architectural barriers
Installation of ramps or modifications to doorways
Installation of grab bars, handrails, and lever hardware
Installation strobe smoke alarms
The maximum assistance per property is $10,000.
Completed applications, which must include required income verification documents, may be emailed to the Housing Rehabilitation Specialist, Karina Fon, KFon@eugene-or.gov, or dropped off or mailed to the attention of Karina Fon, City of Eugene, Planning and Development Dept., 99 W. 10th Avenue, Eugene, OR 97401. The lobby is open Monday through Friday, 12 pm to 4 pm.Done Editing
Residents who are eligible for the program may request an application packet be mailed to them by contacting the Housing Rehabilitation Specialist. The application and related materials are are included below.