Rent and Utility Assistance
UO Housing Subsidy
The Housing Subsidy provides funding to help stabilize UO students experiencing housing insecurity. The subsidy aims to keep students in housing by preventing eviction and/or helping students secure housing when finances are a barrier.
Lane County Utility Assistance Programs
Directory of energy bill assistance subsidies from the federal government and each utility company, along with eligibility criteria and directions for how to apply.
Location: 151 W. 7th Ave., Room 560, Eugene, OR 97401
USAC LifeLine Support
Federal program can lower the monthly cost of phone, internet, or bundled services for eligible consumers.
Affordable Connectivity Program
With the FCC’s Affordable Connectivity Program, you can save on your bill and may be able to get high-speed internet for free.
Find a Rental
UO Family Housing and University Apartments
Apartments and houses are available at affordable rates and managed by the university. There are child-friendly and pet-friendly options with community spaces and community garden plots.
Location: 2250 Patterson St., Eugene, OR 97403
UO Off-Campus Housing Listings
A university-operated directory of private, off-campus student housing options only accessible to UO students. Listings are up to date and from verified landlords and property management companies.
Off-Campus Housing Providers and Search Resources
The Basic Needs Program has compiled a list to help you explore the wide range of housing options available near the UO campus in Eugene.
Off-Campus Housing Providers and Search Resources
Off-Campus Housing Tips and Resources
International Student Arrival Handbook
International Student and Scholar Services provides a resource guide for international students preparing to come to the University of Oregon.
Location: 300 Oregon Hall
Shelters and Transitional Housing
Guests checking into the Eugene Mission Rescue Shelter are given up to 14 days of shelter. Guests will be screened for safety upon arrival and required to stay onsite for the duration of their stay. Meals, shower facilities, and chaperoned convenience store trips are provided.
Location: 1542 W. 1st Ave., Eugene, OR 97402
Hosea Youth Services
The Drop–In Center offers vocational support, meals, shower and laundry facilities, clothing, personal hygiene items, and much more in a secure, restful, and encouraging setting for youth 22 and under.
Location: 834 Monroe Street, Eugene, OR 97402
ShelterCare Homelessness Prevention Program
Provides emergency financial support, advocacy, and referrals for those at risk of becoming homeless. It also helps families who have lost their homes find new housing quickly.
Location: 499 W. 4th Avenue, Eugene Phone: 541-689-3785
Looking Glass, New Roads Program
Offers transitional living services for young people experiencing homelessness. Provides food, clothing, showers, internet access, counseling services, and employment services.
Location: 941 W. 7th Avenue, Eugene, OR 97402
Community Supported Shelters
Community Supported Shelters manages Eugene Safe Spots—safe and legal spaces for people experiencing homelessness to sleep. These sites provide porta-potties, trash and recycling, drinkable water, a fire pit, covered platforms for tents, and covered common meeting spaces.
Location: 1160 Grant St., Eugene, OR 97402
First Place Family Shelter
Provides support for children and their families at risk of losing housing or transitioning between homes. Addresses immediate needs as well as support to address barriers to self-sufficiency.
Location: 1995 Amazon Pkwy Eugene, OR 97405
Hope and Safety Alliance
The Hope and Safety Alliance offers shelter and safe housing for families and individuals leaving a dangerous situation. This shelter serves all genders and identities.
Location: 1577 Pearl St., Eugene, OR
Phone: 541-485-6513 or toll free 1-800-281-2800
Egan Warming Centers
A coalition of community organizations that provide shelters when temperatures drop to 30 degrees or below between November 15 and March 31.
Locations: Throughout Eugene and Springfield
Eugene Service Station
Provides homeless adults a place to access basic needs, including food, day shelter, clothing, laundry, and showers. Access to telephones and computers and assistance with job and housing referrals.
Location: 450 Highway 99 North, Eugene, OR 97402
Overnight and Safe Parking Program
Managed by First Place Family Shelter. Provides legal camping, free garbage disposal, and portable restrooms to homeless families and individuals living in their vehicles.
Location: 450 Highway 99 N, Eugene, OR 97402
Phone (for individuals): Eugene Service Station, 541-461-8688 | Phone (for families with children): First Place Family Center, 541-342-7728
Furnishings and Repairs
UO Surplus Property Sales
Like a thrift store for furniture, but on campus and even less expensive. A warehouse full of desks, chairs, cabinets, bedside tables, bookshelves, and more.
Location: 2020 Franklin Blvd (entrance near the corner of 15th Avenue and Orchard Street)
Eugene Emergency Minor Home Repair Program
The City of Eugene offers zero-interest loans and grants to property owners in the city for minor home repairs, including electrical, plumbing, and heading systems; leaking roofs; basic home security; and accessibility improvements. Must meet income eligibility criteria.
Location: 101 West 10th Avenue, Suite 203, Eugene, OR 97401