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

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

Capitol/Franklin Exterior Brick Sealant Project

March 19, 2020By Ron BarstowNews

The Boise City Housing Authority invites sealed bids from qualified contractors for the Capitol/Franklin Exterior Brick Sealant 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:  Application of a penetrating Silane Siloxane sealant to the exterior brick … Read More

Streamside Duplex Bathroom Remodel

March 19, 2020By Ron BarstowNews

The Ada County Housing Authority invites bids from qualified contractors for the Streamside Duplex Bathroom Remodel Project at 5905/5907 Streamside Pl. Garden City.  The work consists of: Complete bathroom (2) remodels (one bathroom in each unit) as described in the specifications prepared by Ada County Housing Authority. BID Documents REVISED – Streamside Bathroom Remodel Bid … Read More