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Section 8 housing vouchers assigned to Boise apartments for the homeless (access required)

The 41-unit New Path Community Housing will be Boise's first apartment structure specifically for the chronically homeless. Image courtesy of Thomas Development.

The Boise City/Ada County Housing Authority has assigned 40 Section 8 housing vouchers to Boise’s first apartment complex for the chronically homeless. The apartment project is scheduled to be built at the southeast corner of Fairview Avenue and 24th Street ...

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Think about cash management as you plan (access required)


As a business owner and specifically in the construction industry, you can never underestimate the importance of positive cash flows and good cash management. A number of businesses who are seemingly successful have struggled and ultimately failed due to poor ...

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Portland multifamily design work is waning (access required)

Meaghan Bullard, a project architect / manager with Jones Architecture, works in the firm's Pearl District office. According to Alan Jones, the firm’s founding principal, the pipeline for multifamily projects is drying up. Photo by Sam Tenney of the DJC.

Portland architecture firms are facing a sharp downturn in multifamily housing work as the city phases in new inclusionary housing rules. The lack of design work for new apartment projects is just one unintended consequence of the city’s inclusionary housing ...

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In search of a painless parking solution (access required)

A  No Parking sign in downtown Boise. Photo by Patrick Sweeney.

People drive to downtown Boise to work, one to a car. They park. They always have. They always will. Or will they? Sitting at a table seeking alternatives to the single-occupied vehicles streaming into downtown are Valley Regional Transit, the ...

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