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

Employment Opportunity – Occupancy Support Specialist

June 12, 2019By Ann UpchurchNews

The Boise City/Ada County Housing Authority has an immediate opening for a full time Occupancy Support Specialist. The position provides a variety of administrative duties including coordinating Housing Quality Standards (HQS) inspections, conducting rent reasonableness testing, conducting initial eligibility screening of local properties, maintaining databases and related records, maintaining files, copying and ensuring logs and … Read More

Employment Opportunity – Maintenance Technician

June 12, 2019By Ann UpchurchNews

The Boise City/Ada County Housing Authority has an immediate opening for a full time Maintenance Technician. Essential functions of this job are to perform planned and corrective maintenance to building surfaces, fixtures, systems and equipment. Work includes plumbing, mechanical, electrical, carpentry, painting, masonry, plastering and general cleaning tasks related to rental properties. The principal duties … 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