Housing Implementation Pipeline (HIP)

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A New Approach to Increasing Housing Affordability and Supply 

Housing affordability and supply is a long-standing and growing problem in Eugene. There are two paths to increasing housing affordability: a) stabilize the cost of housing and b) raise incomes. The latter is the continued focus of the City’s economic prosperity efforts with local partners. To stabilize housing, and more specifically, to prioritize, fund, and implement actions that will have an impact on the cost of housing, staff created the Housing Implementation Pipeline. 

The Housing Implementation Pipeline (HIP) is an internal, cross-departmental, 5-year work plan for the City organization. This work plan coordinates current and future City resources, goals, and priorities with a systems-thinking approach to housing across the full continuum from people experiencing homelessness to overall housing supply. Importantly, there are several initiatives in the HIP that will require working closely with partners to be successful.

The HIP work plan period begins July 1, 2022 and concludes June 30, 2027.  The HIP will be reviewed and updated on a two year schedule to occur in year 3 (2025) and year 5 (2027)


City Council unanimously approved the  Housing Implementation Pipeline Work Plan during their work session on  January 24th, 2022.  

Watch the Session Here

  1. HIP Progress Updates
  2. Background
  3. Previous Council Action
  4. HIP Housing Stats
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