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.
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.