Homes for Good

177 Day Island Road
Eugene, Lane County, Oregon 97401

Homes for Good is a Public Housing Agency in Eugene, Oregon that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing, Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV), and Mainstream Voucher programs.

Homes for Good serves Lane County.

Homes for Good was formerly known as the Housing and Community Services Agency of Lane County.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Lane County, Oregon Housing Choice Voucher Closed
Sheldon Village Apartments, Project-Based Voucher Closed
Richardson Bridge, Project-Based Voucher Closed
Public Housing Closed

Other Homes for Good Waiting Lists

Closed: Lane County, Oregon Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Homes for Good Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from November 12, 2019, until November 19, 2019. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.

This waiting list had the following preferences:

  • Continuum of Care- Participants in Lane County’s Continuum of Care programs, who have completed an assessment for move on readiness with a system screening tool and are referred through Lane County Coordinated Entry based on prioritized readiness.
  • Disabled Homeless- This preference applies to disabled homeless families. The definition of ‘disabled homeless’ for this purpose will be included in the MOU/MOA with the qualified entity.
  • Displaced Family (Fire or Natural Disaster)- This preference applies to families who are displaced as a result of a fire or Natural Disaster. Persons who claim they are being or have been displaced due to fire or Natural Disaster must be a resident of Lane County and have written verification from First Place Family Center, the Red Cross, local Fire Department, of displacement. Referrals must be received within 45 days of the displacement.
  • Domestic Violence- This preference applies to persons who are victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking.
  • Elderly or Disabled- This preference applies to persons who are elderly or disabled and who must be referred from an approved entity
  • Homeless Veteran Family- This preference applies to homeless veteran families who must be referred from Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF). The definition of ‘homeless’ and ‘veteran’ for this purpose will be included in the MOU/MOA with the qualified entity.
  • Transitional Homeless Family- This preference applies to transitional housing persons who are homeless. The definition of ‘homeless’ and ‘transitional’ for this purpose will be included in the MOU/MOA with the qualified entity.
  • Permanent Housed Family- This preference applies to families that are currently served in other permanent housing assistance programs administered by Homes for Good, when the other program is unable to serve the family and when such assistance is necessary for Homes for Good to appropriately house the family.

3,000 applicants were placed on the waiting list by random lottery, weighed by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the Homes for Good Section 8 Details page, or the Homes for Good website.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Lane County, Oregon.

Last Updated on 01/12/2020.

Closed: Sheldon Village Apartments, Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The Homes for Good  waiting list for 3-Bedroom Section 8 Project Based Voucher apartments at Sheldon Village Apartments is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from June 4, 2019, until June 18, 2019. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

Selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by random lottery, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the Homes for Good website.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Eugene, Oregon.

Last Updated on 11/11/2019.

Closed: Richardson Bridge, Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The Homes for Good waiting list for 2-Bedroom Section 8 Project-Based Voucher apartments at Richardson Bridge is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from June 19, 2019, until July 1, 2019. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

Selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by random lottery, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the Homes for Good website.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Eugene, Oregon.

Last Updated on 11/11/2019.

Closed: Public Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Public Housing Waiting List

The Homes for Good waiting list for Public Housing apartments is currently closed. It is not known when this waiting list was last open, or when it will reopen.

For more information, visit the Homes for Good website.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Cottage Grove, Creswell, Eugene, Florence, Junction City, Springfield, and Veneta, Oregon. Apartments offered through this waiting list are only located within this service area.

Last Updated on 11/11/2019.

About Homes for Good

More information about Homes for Good can be found on its website at http://www.homesforgood.org/.

Representatives of Homes for Good may be available by phone at (541) 682-3755. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

Open today from 8:00am to 4:00pm PT.

Office Hours

Day Hours
Monday 8:00am-4:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am-4:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am-4:00pm
Thursday 8:00am-4:00pm
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
HCV Portability Status

As of 05/31/2019, Homes for Good is absorbing for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher port-in requests. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


About the Homes for Good Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Homes for Good manages 2,995 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of September 30th, 2019:

Standard Homeownership Tenant Protection Ported Out VASH
Vouchers 2,702 19 13 44 192
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $486 $499 $547 $840 $475
Monthly Cost $1,313,375 $9,472 $7,106 $36,939 $91,249

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Homes for Good

Waiting List and Tenancy

According to the 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households database, the housing authority's voucher program has an annual turnover of 3% having issued approximately 957 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 8 years and 3 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 6 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2 persons and has a household income of $11,433 per year. 96% of households were very low income (VLI) and 71% were extremely low income (ELI). 21% of households had wages as a major source of income, 6% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 68% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

2% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 48% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 27% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 23% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 1% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

37% of households included children, 8% of which had two adults in the household. 33% of households with children have a female head of household. 74% of all households were headed by a female.

15% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 5% of all heads of households being Black and 0% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Homes for Good Housing Choice Voucher program, 30% include at least one person with a disability. 50% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 73% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

39% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 41% with 2 bedrooms and 20% with 3 or more bedrooms. 17% of voucher recipients are considered overhoused, meaning they occupy a rental unit larger than their family size requires.

Rent, Assistance, and Utility Allowances

The average monthly tenant contribution to rent by Homes for Good voucher holders in 2016 was $331 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $575. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $104.



1. This Picture of Subsidized Households data field is the average wait time of those who received a voucher in the preceding 12 months. Due to special voucher programs like VASH, recent waiting list purges, or waiting list preferences the average wait time can vary significantly from one year to the next and it is entirely possible many current applicants on the waiting list have been waiting for assistance for far longer.


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