Family Self-Sufficiency Fall 2022 Newsletter

September 22, 2022By Ann UpchurchNews

We are happy to share our Fall 2022 FSS Newsletter. This edition contains helpful information for those who suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), some great tips on things to do with your children over the winter break, and a great article on how to be happy with what you have, while reaching for more. … Read More

Moore Street Development RFP – Proposal Evaluations

July 28, 2022By Ann UpchurchNews

The Boise City Ada County Housing Authorities solicited proposals for development services for property owned on Moore Street, Boise. Eight proposals were received, reviewed and scored by a sub-committee of the Board of Commissioners. The results are summarized in the chart below. Developer Evaluations – Moore Street As a result of the scoring of proposals … Read More

Family Self-Sufficiency Newsletter – Summer 2022

June 29, 2022By Ann UpchurchNews

Enjoy our Summer 2022 Newsletter. This edition includes an insightful summary of an article on “Flourishing,” from the Journal of Positive Psychology and Wellbeing. Read about how gratitude, savoring and imaging your best self can bring you significant positive effects and impacts your ability to help others. There are tips on how to save money … Read More

Public Housing Agency (PHA) Annual Plan – Draft

May 19, 2022By Ann UpchurchNews

The Boise City and Ada County Housing Authorities (BCACHA) have developed drafts of the Public Housing Agency (PHA) Annual Plan in compliance with the Quality Housing and Work Responsibility Act of 1998. A copy will be available for review on our website at Any comments or recommendations from residents or the general public on … Read More

FSS Newsletter – Spring 2022

April 4, 2022By Ann UpchurchNews

Our Family Self-Sufficiency department has issued the Spring Newsletter. Highlights include an introduction to our newest FSS Coordinator, Katie Isola. Also, you will enjoy reading about the benefits of getting outdoors, now that the weather is warming up. And, if you are finding your household budget is tighter this year, you can still enjoy local … Read More

FSS Newsletter – Winter 2022

January 13, 2022By Ann UpchurchNews

Our Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) program winter newsletter contains helpful information as we head into 2022. We will be holding two workshops in the coming future, one on organizational tips and one on self-employment guidelines. The newsletter includes the story of one of our recent FSS program graduates and his insight on volunteering and accomplishing goals. … Read More

Backpack Giveaway 2021!

August 5, 2021By Ann UpchurchNews

Boise City / Ada County Housing Authorities are again delighted to partner with the Southminster Presbyterian Church in our 2021 Backpack Giveaway program. This program has won national awards through NAHRO (The National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials) and has been recognized in national housing journals. The annual Backpack Giveaway program was created to … Read More

Emergency Rental Assistance is Still Available!

August 2, 2021By Ann UpchurchNews

Boise City / Ada County Housing Authorities is administering the Emergency Rental Assistance Program in Boise and Ada County. This program is funded through the U.S. Department of the Treasury for low-income local tenants who are struggling with rent and/or utilities and the reason for this is due, in some way, to the COVID pandemic. … Read More