Emergency Rental Assistance Program Closed for Boise and Ada County

June 8, 2023By Ann UpchurchNews

Due to the high demand and limited remaining grant funds, the Boise City and Ada County Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) Program is closed to new applications. All pending applications will continue to be processed for Ada County households, prioritizing those in need of assistance with rental arrears, until all remaining funds are allocated. All awards … Read More

ERAP Program Likely to Close in June 2023

May 30, 2023By Ann UpchurchNews

While there is still time for Boise and Ada County tenants to apply for the Emergency Rental Assistance Program, designed to provide assistance to renters who have faced financial hardship as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, funds are running out. Our best estimate is that we will need to close the application portal for … Read More

2023 NAHRO Merit College Scholarship Application

May 11, 2023By Ann UpchurchNews

Boise City Ada County Housing Authorities are pleased to announce The National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO) Merit College Scholarship Program – 2023. We will be receiving local applications for this scholarship through May 31, 2023. The housing authorities’ information flyer, along with instructions on submission, is available here: BCACHA Requests Applications for … Read More

Family Self-Sufficiency Spring Newsletter – 2023

March 27, 2023By Ann UpchurchNews

In this FSS Spring Newsletter, we have provided a number of excellent resources on empowerment through education, budgeting, and ideas on how to observe Earth Day. We have included an article on how self-awareness can be a great help in accomplishing your goals. There is also a full list of spring and summer activities for … Read More

Request for Applications for Board of Commissioners of BCACHA

March 8, 2023By Ann UpchurchNews

The Boise City / Ada County Housing Authorities are seeking applications from residents / participants in our programs for a position on our Board of Commissioners. To learn more about the requirements and commitment of this position, please read: Board Member Letter of Invitation To access the application, please print the document at this link, … Read More

“What Home Means to Me” Poster Contest

February 23, 2023By Ann UpchurchNews

Each year, the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO) holds a poster contest as part of their Housing America Campaign. The theme is “What Home Means to Me.” This is an opportunity for youth in our programs to be selected and recognized for their artwork at local, state and national levels. Any child … Read More

BCACHA Receives Renewed Funding for Family Self-Sufficiency Program

January 30, 2023By Ann UpchurchNews

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has announced their Public Housing Agency recipients for renewal funding for the Family Self-Sufficiency program. The recent HUD announcement provides background and details about the FSS program, and how, nationally, it is serving over 60,000 residents with asset-building supportive programs, helping families remove potential barriers to … Read More

Family Self-Sufficiency Newsletter Jan-Mar 2023

January 4, 2023By Ann UpchurchNews

Enjoy our first newsletter of 2023 with helpful information on keeping a New Year’s resolution, home ownership tips, dental health for children, announcements of upcoming workshops and events, and more. There is also an inspiring story of one FSS participant’s decision to make a better life for herself and her family, and the joy of … Read More