Capitol/Franklin Flooring Project

October 11, 2019By Ron BarstowNews

 The Boise City Housing Authority invites sealed bids from qualified contractors for the Capitol/Franklin Flooring Project at Capitol Plaza – 700 W. Cunningham Pl., Boise, ID  83702, and Franklin Plaza – 1555 W. Franklin St., Boise, ID  83702.  The work consists of: Removal and replacement of common area flooring including, but not limited to, carpet, … 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

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