After reducing staff by roughly 50% during the pandemic, University Housing is hoping to be back at full staffing capacity by September.
The Eugene City Council unanimously passed a landmark ordinance for 300 new “safe tent” and 200 new “safe parking” spaces for unhoused individuals April 28. Each site will hold up to 40 tents or up to 60 vehicles. The goal is to use temporary funding from the CARES Act to create new spaces t… Read more
In February, Lane County purchased the hotel for $5.6 million, transitioning it into the first of many shelters across Oregon funded by state grants. Read more
The new emergency fund will be more flexible by allowing recipients to use the funds for academic costs in addition to basic needs. Read more
A $219.6 million housing transformation project is underway on the University of Oregon’s main campus, which will include three new residence halls and a large green space when completed. Two of the oldest dorms, Hamilton and Walton halls, will be completely torn down and replaced by the new… Read more
For this story, an interview was conducted with an RA anonymously. Throughout the article, the anonymous source is referred to as Jamie Smith and given “they/them” pronouns in order to maintain anonymity. Read more