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

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)

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)

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)

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)

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 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)

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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