Middle Housing Code Changes | HB 2001 

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City Council Adopts Middle Housing Code Amendments 

On May 24, 2022, the City Council unanimously adopted Ordinance 20667 to implement the Middle Housing Code Amendments.

The City Council held a public hearing for the Middle Housing Code Amendments on April 18, 2022, followed by two work sessions on May 11, 2022 and May 18, 2022.  

The Middle Housing Code Amendments implement House Bill 2001, legislation that requires large cities in Oregon, including Eugene, to allow middle housing (duplexes, triplexes, fourplexes, rowhouses, and cottage clusters) to be built in all neighborhoods. This legislation is intended to increase our housing supply and allow for more housing types of all shapes and sizes in more places.

When will the Middle Housing code be in effect? 

The Middle Housing Code Amendments is now in effect!

Where can I see the adopted code?

Ordinance 20667 contains the approved code amendments. The code is in effect, but the online code is still pending an update.  Staff is working to have the online code reflect the changes as soon as possible. 

What's next?

Project staff are working to create additional fact sheets and resources that will be posted on this webpage, when available. Stay tuned!


Project Resources From Before Adoption

Recordings & Meeting Materials

Links to recording and materials from past meetings are available on the Middle Housing Public Engagement webpage.

Project Documents & Links

Submitted Testimony*

*An index and information for each batch  of testimony is included as the  first section of each batch. This is the testimony submitted  and included in the record. 

  1. Terri Harding

    Principal Planner