National Eviction Moratorium

September 29, 2020By Ann UpchurchNews

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) took action on September 1, 2020 by issuing a “temporary national moratorium” on most evictions for nonpayment of rent to help prevent the spread of coronavirus. Citing the historic threat to public health posed by coronavirus, the CDC declared that an eviction moratorium would help ensure people … Read More

New Path Receives National Recognition with Two Prestigious Awards

September 17, 2020By Ann UpchurchNews

New Path Community Housing, Idaho’s first “Housing First” community, has received recognition through two national organizations, the Affordable Housing Tax Credit Coalition and NAHRO (National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials). AHTCC has awarded New Path with a 2020 Charles L. Edson Tax Credit Excellence Award. Thirteen recipients received the 2020 award that recognizes outstanding … Read More

Annual Backpack Give-Away!

September 10, 2020By Ann UpchurchNews

Since posting this last fall, this award was mentioned in the “Journal of Housing & Community Development,” the NAHRO bi-monthly journal. You can read this article at this link: Backpack Giveaway In Boise City / Ada County Boise City / Ada County Housing Authorities are proud to be a recipient of a 2020 Award of Merit … Read More

FSS Newsletter – Jul Aug Sep 2020

July 16, 2020By Ann UpchurchNews

Our Family Self-Sufficiency department has published its summer newsletter. Read about our graduate, Natacha, who recently made dramatic changes in her life and future by applying sound principles of budgeting, avoiding debt and saving. Other articles encourage resiliency and provide avenues of empowerment during challenging times. A link to our newsletter is provided below: FSS … Read More

Financial Help Available for Idaho Renters

June 16, 2020By Ann UpchurchNews

For Immediate Release Benjamin Cushman, Media Media Contact at Idaho Housing and Finance Association Financial Help Available for Idaho Renters (Boise, Idaho, June 15, 2020) Idaho renters affected by COVID-19 may be eligible for financial assistance through Idaho Housing and Finance Association’s Housing Preservation Program. The program, which is available only to renters, provides short-term … Read More

U.S. Department of Justice Awards BCACHA $300,000 for Transitional Housing Assistance Program

August 28, 2019By Ann UpchurchNews

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

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