Over 50 Eugene residents attended to let Council know that we need action now to address our housing crisis and improve housing choice, particularly in walkable neighborhoods
Councilor Greg Evans is likely to propose a motion at tomorrow's city council work session, directing staff to redirect efforts away from South Willamette to planning efforts along the River Road and Highway 99 corridors. The time to email your Councilor is now.
WE CAN's latest Guest Viewpoint in the Register Guard speaks about the need for housing choice for all residents.
There are no easy solutions-- a multitude of factors have worked together to create this situation.
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
The hearing on the Amazon Corner development was last week, but you still can comment for another two days.
Eugene is facing a housing crisis. We simply have not built enough housing to keep up with demand.
RG Editorial raises the question-- is Eugene actually committed to compact urban development? And WE CAN highlights the many projects where compact development has been blocked or delayed.
When Mayor Vinis delivered her State of the City address last month, she included making Missing Middle Housing easier to build as one of her goals for her term.
Round up of new housing projects in Eugene-- most appear to be multi-story, multi-unit apartments, but a backyard cottage or duplex is less likely to make the news, skewing the perception of how housing can be built.