Tiny Homes Community Meeting: February 22

The Vulnerable Populations Working Group (soon to be NLC Homelessness Work Group) is coordinating a meeting about tiny homes. Our group wanted to learn more about the current status of this type of housing as it relates to planning and zoning. Some of the questions we are exploring include:

  • Tiny HomeCould this model help to encourage the development housing options to meet the low-income housing shortage?
  • Could incentivizing this approach help us to reach the goals of the Climate Recovery Ordinance?
  • In addition to supporting livability, sustainability, and equity issues, could allowing tiny home villages help us to reduce our need to expand the urban growth boundary?

The agenda is as follows.


6:30pm: Tiny House on Wheels Model Home Display (parking lot)
Ananda Elyce Reeves shares her designs.

7:00pm: Call to Order – Welcome, Introductions

7:05pm: Tiny Homes in Eugene – Andrew Heben
Author of “Tent City Urbanism: From Self-Organized Camps to Tiny House Villages” will share his experience and general knowledge gleaned from his years in the movement.

7:35pm: Land Use Overview and Q&A
Alissa Hansen, Principal Planner from the City of Eugene and Kristie Brown, Engineering Permit Tech Supervisor answer questions from the audience on microhousing in Eugene.

8:30pm: Adjourn

The meeting is scheduled for February 22 at the Campbell Center, 155 High St, Eugene, OR 97401 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm.