Housing Project Helps Veterans

EUGENE, Ore. — A returning veteran will get help transitioning back to civilian life thanks to a new home that will soon be built. City leaders attended a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday for the 7th house in the Veteran’s Housing Project of Lane County. The project works to provide affordable rental housing for veterans and their … Continue reading »

Project Provides Housing for Veterans

EUGENE, Ore. — There’s a great way to salute a veteran of your choice while providing housing for vets coming back from overseas right now. It’s all part of the Honor a Veteran display that went up at Valley River Center Tuesday morning. Here’s how it works. For $20, you can buy a flag with … Continue reading »

Veterans’ Housing Project Opens New Home

EUGENE, Ore. — The grand opening of a home that will help veterans get back on their feet happens on Thursday. It’s part of the Veterans’ Housing Project. More than 75 volunteers donated their time, materials and labor to refurbish the home on 1320 Jefferson St. One group, the University of Oregon Student Veterans, built … Continue reading »

Veterans’ Housing Project Grows

EUGENE, Ore. — The Veterans’ Housing Project is getting bigger with the help of some generous donors. On Tuesday, the sixth house was being renovated after Northwest Community Credit Union donated $75,000 to the project. The St. Vincent de Paul program provides housing for veterans returning from duty for up to two years. The sixth … Continue reading »

Firefighters Make Way for Vet’s New Home

EUGENE, Ore. — A group of firefighters spent Sunday demolishing a Eugene home, but it wasn’t because the house was on fire. The firefighters are volunteering with the Veterans’ Housing Project.¬†Once the house is done, a local vet will move in, but first it’ll go through some major renovations. “Inside we’re taking down some of … Continue reading »

Veteran Housing Project Home Moved

EUGENE, Ore. — Sunday was a big day for the Veterans’ Housing Project as it moved a home to its new location on 13th Avenue and Jefferson Street. The home was moved early Sunday morning as part of a project to help rehab houses for homeless veterans. The city of Eugene, EWEB, St. Vincent de … Continue reading »

Veterans’ Housing Project Receives Grant

EUGENE, Ore. — The Veterans’ Housing Project received a $75,000 grant from The Home Depot Wednesday. The project aims to place veterans in affordable housing for up to two years after deployment. A veteran KEZI 9 News talked to who is living in one of the houses says she hopes to stay in her home … Continue reading »