What are South Eugene Neighbors Talking about on NextDoor.com?

Southeast Neighbors are using NextDoor.com to: Quickly get the word out about a break-in Organize a Neighborhood Watch Group Track down a trustworthy babysitter Sell furntiture and knick knacks Ask for help keeping an eye out for a lost dog Find a new home for an outgrown bike Finally call that nice man down the…

Updates to the Rental Housing Code

from the City of Eugene Planning & Development Department The rental housing code was created in 2005 to ensure rental properties in the city are safe by creating minimum habitability standards, and by being a resource for property owners/managers and renters. City Council Webcast On January 25th, City Council approved changes to the Rental Housing Code…

Eugene’s Rest Stop Program

Rest stops, also known as “Safe Spots,” are managed, gated communities of up to 20 people in tents, tiny homes, or Conestoga huts. Program sites are individually approved by City Council and managed by on-site social service providers. Residents are carefully vetted and must follow rules to stay in the program. The Eugene City Council has expressed support for providing a rest…

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: Could this model help to encourage…

Missing Middle Housing– Roadblocks in Eugene Code

by WE CAN (Walkable Eugene Citizens Advisory Network) OUR HOUSING CRISIS Eugene is facing a housing crisis. We simply have not built enough housing to keep up with demand. As a result, prices for both renters and homeowners are rising. Average rents in the city have increased by more than $250/month over the past five years.…

Point in Time Count Volunteers Wanted

The continued winter weather has highlighted the urgency of securing safe, warm shelter for people in our community without any. Our ability to fund housing programs depends on accurate data. Once a year, we participate in a county-wide Point in Time (PIT) Count to learn how many individuals are without shelter. Our success depends on non profit and governmental partners as well as community…