Idaho Press Interview – Paul Schwedelson

June 2, 2021By Ann UpchurchNews

Idaho Press Reporter, Paul Schwedelson, recently interviewed BCACHA’s Executive Director, Deanna Watson, for his article about the Boise “On Fire” rental market.  Affordable housing continues to be a major topic that is impacting so many lives in our community. With Boise being named as the nation’s “top spot” in rent increases in 2020, the challenges … Read More

Emergency Rental Assistance Available in Boise and Ada County

May 6, 2021By Ann UpchurchNews

Recent news reports continue to help us get the word out about emergency rental assistance available to Boise and Ada County tenants. Applicants need to meet income eligibility (80% AMI or lower) and have a COVID related hardship. Assistance is also available to help with past due utilities. Funding continues to be available and there … Read More

Shoreline Plaza Carpet Replacement Project

April 27, 2021By Ron BarstowNews

Shoreline Plaza Carpet Replacement Project – The Boise City Housing Authority invites bids from qualified contractors for the Shoreline Plaza Carpet Replacement Project located at Shoreline Plaza – 675 S. 13th St., Boise, Idaho  83702.  The work consists of:  Removal and replacement of carpeting on floors 1, 2 and 3, as described in the specifications … Read More

Vine Roof Project

April 21, 2021By Ron BarstowNews

Vine Roof Project – The Boise City Housing Authority invites sealed bids from qualified contractors for the Vine Terrace Roofing Project located at Vine Terrace – 1121 N. Vine St., Boise, ID 83703. The work consists of: Removal and replacement of TPO roofing materials as described in the plans and specifications prepared by CSHQA. Prime … Read More

Request for Proposals- Videography Services

April 20, 2021By Jillian PattersonNews

The Boise City & Ada County Housing Authorities (BCACHA) seek proposals from qualified contractors for videography services related to administration of the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) for Ada County and the City of Boise.  In connection with administration of the ERAP for the City and County, the BCACHA desires to procure videography services from … Read More

Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) – provides help to local tenants affected by the COVID pandemic

April 1, 2021By Ann UpchurchNews

The Boise City / Ada County Housing Authorities are administering the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) for tenants in Boise and Ada County. This is the latest round of COVID relief as provided through the United States Department of the Treasury. Eligibility requirements and instructions on how to apply are explained in the link below: … Read More

Family Self-Sufficiency Newsletter – Spring 2021

April 1, 2021By Ann UpchurchNews

We are pleased to publish our Family Self-Sufficiency Newsletter for April, May and June 2021. This edition includes helpful information regarding renewing goals, being mindful of good self-care, upcoming workshops, building wealth assets, and information on COVID-19 vaccinations and the Emergency Rental Assistance Program. Please share pertinent information with your family and friends. FSS Newsletter … Read More

Family Self-Sufficiency Newsletter

December 29, 2020By Ann UpchurchNews

Welcome to the January/February/March 2021 FSS Newsletter. This edition is full of good information about the new year including FSS workshops, organizing, college and student loans, internet connectivity and a great story from one of our participants. We are also including the list of local assistance organizations again from the last newsletter edition. Enjoy the … Read More

Family Self Sufficiency Newsletter

September 30, 2020By Ann UpchurchNews

Enjoy the October, November and December 2020 edition of the Family Self-Sufficiency Newsletter posted here: FSS Newsletter Oct Nov Dec 2020 Read about how GAP insurance helped protect a FSS coordinator from considerable loss due to an auto accident. The newsletter also includes links and resources to help prepare you to vote in November. And … Read More

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