City of Meridian – Emergency Rental Assistance Program

September 15, 2023By Jillian PattersonNews

The economic crisis caused by the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic created an urgent need for rental assistance throughout our community. In May 2023, the City of Meridian awarded the Ada County Housing Authority (ACHA) $200,000 to distribute emergency rental assistance to support low income Meridian families who were impacted by the pandemic. Funding for … Read More

Community Volunteers Provide “Little Libraries”!

August 3, 2023By Ann UpchurchNews

We are sending a big “thank you” to the Capital City Kiwanis and extending our sincere appreciation for the generous donation of four “Little Libraries.” This was a project that started in 2022 when the Boise City Ada County Housing Authorities joined BookRich Environment. BookRich is a National Collaboration among non-profit organizations, national government agencies, … Read More

Family Self-Sufficiency Summer Newsletter – 2023

July 11, 2023By Ann UpchurchNews

Enjoy the Family Self-Sufficiency Summer Newsletter 2023. Included in this quarter’s edition is information regarding our July Workshop which will be presented by the Small Business Administration. Our Book Rich Environment initiative will be providing brand new books to children in the community, helping to build a love of reading. These will be available for … Read More

Emergency Rental Assistance Program Closed for Boise and Ada County

June 8, 2023By Ann UpchurchNews

Due to the high demand and limited remaining grant funds, the Boise City and Ada County Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) Program is closed to new applications. All pending applications will continue to be processed for Ada County households, prioritizing those in need of assistance with rental arrears, until all remaining funds are allocated. All awards … Read More

ERAP Program Likely to Close in June 2023

May 30, 2023By Ann UpchurchNews

While there is still time for Boise and Ada County tenants to apply for the Emergency Rental Assistance Program, designed to provide assistance to renters who have faced financial hardship as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, funds are running out. Our best estimate is that we will need to close the application portal for … Read More

2023 NAHRO Merit College Scholarship Application

May 11, 2023By Ann UpchurchNews

Boise City Ada County Housing Authorities are pleased to announce The National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO) Merit College Scholarship Program – 2023. We will be receiving local applications for this scholarship through May 31, 2023. The housing authorities’ information flyer, along with instructions on submission, is available here: BCACHA Requests Applications for … Read More

Family Self-Sufficiency Spring Newsletter – 2023

March 27, 2023By Ann UpchurchNews

In this FSS Spring Newsletter, we have provided a number of excellent resources on empowerment through education, budgeting, and ideas on how to observe Earth Day. We have included an article on how self-awareness can be a great help in accomplishing your goals. There is also a full list of spring and summer activities for … Read More

Landscape Maintenance

March 14, 2023By Ron BarstowNews

Contractors, The Boise City/Ada County Housing Authorities is requesting proposals from qualified contractors for routine landscape maintenance. Please see the attached packet for additional information and instructions. Proposals will be due by Monday March 20, 2023 no later than 5pm. Please contact Marissa Henderson at or 208-287-1073 if you have additional questions. For details, … Read More