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Low vacancy rate shows high demand for multifamily housing in Twin Falls (access required)

Downtown Twin Falls. There are few new multifamily housing developments underway in Twin Falls, even though the city is growing rapidly with the success of its food processing industry. Photo courtesy of the city of Twin Falls.

If you’re looking for an apartment in Twin Falls, good luck. There aren’t many vacancies and few new developments are being built. But that may be changing. “The vacancy rate for multifamily housing is extremely low,” said Josh Palmer, public ...

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Coeur d’Alene, Sandpoint and Post Falls see demand for multifamily housing (access required)

The Lake Apartments are a 43-unit apartment project designed by Tom Wilson of Momentum Architecture, and the builder is Glenn Construction. Drawing courtesy of the city of Coeur d’Alene.

While much of the attention toward Idaho’s growth is focused on the Treasure Valley, business is booming in northern Idaho as well, with the cities of Coeur d’Alene, Post Falls, and Sandpoint reporting increased demand for multifamily housing. Some of ...

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The short end: abandoning the leasehold (access required)

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It is a fear for many landlords when they decide to go into the rental property business: What happens if someone rents your property and then decides they want to break their lease early?  This is where things can get ...

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Apartment dwellers: How much would you pay for peace and quiet? (access required)

Generally speaking, taller buildings like Kraus-Anderson’s 17-story apartment building going up at 525 S. Eighth Street in Minneapolis are more soundproof. Kraus-Anderson is taking extra steps to mitigate noise from dogs. Photo by Bill Klotz of BridgeTower Media Newswires.

New luxury apartments in Minneapolis-St. Paul are glittery. They’re glossy. Some have in-house spas for both your spouse and your St. Bernard.In short, they have style to spare, and the price tag to match. But do they have the substance ...

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Affordable housing is in short supply around Idaho (access required)

Downtown Hailey.

Affordable housing is an issue in many U.S. cities, but it can be even more acute in areas considered “resorts.” Idaho is no exception. In Idaho cities, more than half of renters with incomes between $15,000 and $30,000 annually are ...

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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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