Boise City / Ada County Housing Authorities
Through an array of programs and services, Boise City/Ada County Housing Authorities provide affordable housing-related assistance to over 2,600 individuals and families every month, serving people with low and moderate incomes throughout our city and county. We welcome you to our new website where we hope to answer your questions, providing you with a greater understanding of the scope and innovation of the programs we provide.
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS The Boise City Housing Authority (BCHA) is inviting qualified housing developers to submit an application for Development Services for the development of affordable multifamily housing units to serve low to moderate income families at 3119 West Moore Street, Boise, Idaho. Interested housing developers may obtain the “Request for Development Services” RFP information … Read More
The Boise City Housing Authority invites sealed bids from qualified contractors for the Capitol/Franklin Flooring Project at Capitol Plaza – 700 W. Cunningham Pl., Boise, ID 83702, and Franklin Plaza – 1555 W. Franklin St., Boise, ID 83702. The work consists of: Removal and replacement of common area flooring including, but not limited to, carpet, … Read More
Every year, for the last nine years, school children of our program participants enjoy the gracious generosity of the congregation from Southminster Presbyterian Church. Backpacks, filled with the necessary school supplies specific for each year in school, are distributed to children excited to return to the classroom. Thank you to Southminster for such a thoughtful … Read More
The U.S Department of Justice recently announced award of $300,000 for Transitional Housing Assistance, through the Office on Violence Against Women, to the Boise City/Ada County Housing Authorities (BC/ACHA). The funds will be used to continue the operation of a Transitional Housing Program that provides 6-24 months of housing and supportive services for victims who … Read More
On July 22, partners in the Valor Pointe development on State Street broke ground on the site which will be a 27-unit supportive housing community for area veterans currently experiencing homelessness. “Valor Pointe is the second housing development in our city that utilizes the Housing First model, providing community members with a secure and stable … Read More
PUBLIC NOTICE The Boise City / Ada County Housing Authorities (BCACHA) will begin accepting pre-applications for placement on the Housing Choice voucher (Section 8) waiting list. Pre-applications will be accepted online at www.bcacha.org beginning Monday, July 15, 2019 through Friday, September 6, 2019. No pre-applications will be accepted after this registration period. After September 6, 2019, a … Read More
Kate Talerico recently published an article in The Idaho Statesman regarding the status of the Sandhill Crane affordable housing development. As her article explains, two years ago, Boise approved 50 affordable market-rate apartments off Whitewater Park Boulevard. These apartments have not been built. Her article explains one of the main reasons why. You can read … Read More
On May 31, 2019, the BCACHA closed the waiting list for its high-rise Public Housing and Section 8 New Construction properties designated for the elderly and disabled. These properties consist of studio, one bedroom and two bedroom apartments. All applications needed to be completed and returned to the BCACHA office, or postmarked before May 31, … Read More
The Boise City and Ada County Housing Authorities (BCACHA) have developed drafts of the Public Housing Agency (PHA) Annual Plan and Five Year Capital Fund Plan in compliance with the Quality Housing and Work Responsibility Act of 1998. A copy will be available for review at the BCACHA’s office located at 1001 S. Orchard St. … Read More
BCACHA is launching a strategic planning process that will outline its goals for the next five years. The agency is requesting proposals from consultants to facilitate the process. If interested, please review the RFP here (BCACHA Strategic Planning RFP) and submit your proposal as requested.