Accessibility Improvement Program


The Accessibility Improvement Program is not accepting applications at this time. We will resume accepting applications in June 2022.


Through the federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program, the City of Eugene offers assistance for very low-income homeowners and tenants with disabilities may be eligible for assistance to make accessibility improvements to remove architectural barriers and install strobe smoke alarms. 


Assistance for very-low income, disabled homeowners and tenants of stick frame homes includes 0%, deferred loans, up to $5,000. For mobile homes, grants are available in the amount of up to $5,000. Grants do not need to be repaid.

Brochure for Accessibility Improvement Programs/Programa de Mejoras de Accesibilidad  

Potential program participants should verify that they meet certain requirements before submitting an application.  


Eligibility Requirements

Potential program participants should verify that they meet certain requirements before submitting an application.  Eligibility requirements for the program are:

  • Property must be within the Eugene city limits and annexed into the City
  • Repairs must be eligible types of work and limited to living space areas
  • Applicants must meet very-low income requirements, as follows:

 Household Income Limits (50% Eugene Area Median Income)

(Effective June 15, 2022)

Household Size 1 2 3 4 56
2022 Maximum Income $27,900$31,850$35,850$39,800$43,000$46,200


Fair Market Rents (FMRs) also apply except as applicable and noted below:

  • All FMRs include utilities paid by tenant per the Utility Allowances Schedule in effect

Accessibility Improvements for Tenants
 

 # of Bedrooms Studio 1 2 34
2022 Eugene 
Fair Market Rents
 $833 $958$1,254$1,781$2,146



Eligible Accessibility Improvements

Examples include removal of architectural barriers, installation of ramps or modifications to doorways, and installation of grab bars, handrails, and lever hardware Install strobe smoke alarms The Emergency Minor Home Repair and Accessibility Improvements programs may be combined. Depending on the scope, some projects may approved for up to $5,000, while other projects may be approved for up to $10,000.


Contact Us

  1. Community Development

    Karina Fon

    Housing Rehabilitation Specialist
    99 W. 10th Ave.

    Eugene, OR 97401

    Ph: 541-682-5446

    Fx: 541-682-5572