Valor Pointe Groundbreaking

July 23, 2019By Ann UpchurchNews

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

Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) Waiting List Opening

June 19, 2019By Ann UpchurchNews

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

Sandhill Crane Development Update

June 17, 2019By Ann UpchurchNews

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

PUBLIC NOTICE OF CLOSING THE WAITING LIST

May 14, 2019By Ann UpchurchNews

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 impact of the partial government shutdown on housing programs through the Boise City / Ada County Housing Authorities:

January 24, 2019By Ann UpchurchNews

The Boise City and Ada County Housing Authorities remain open during the government shutdown and will continue to provide all services as planned for our participants, employees, and vendors. As you may know, a government shutdown occurred on Saturday December 22nd due to Congress’ inability to approve a federal budget or to extend the Continuing … Read More

Public Notice of Closing the Waiting List

December 31, 2018By Ann UpchurchNews

On January 15, 2019, the Boise City / Ada County Housing Authorities closed the waiting list for its scattered site Public Housing properties. Scattered site public housing consists of two bedroom and three bedroom homes. All applications had to be completed and returned to the BCACHA office, or postmarked by January 15, 2019, to be … Read More

HUD Awards BCACHA with Mainstream Housing Choice Vouchers

September 5, 2018By Ann UpchurchNews

The Boise City and Ada County Housing Authorities are pleased to announce that the agencies have been awarded additional Housing Choice Vouchers to provide permanent affordable housing to non-elderly persons with disabilities. The housing assistance announced today is provided through the HUD’s Section 811 Mainstream Housing Choice Voucher Program which provides funding to assist non-elderly … Read More