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Affordable apartment projects are few and far between (access required)

With Idaho simultaneously the nation’s fastest-growing state, but stuck at No. 36 for housing affordability, there is an increasing need for affordable multifamily housing, particularly in the fast-growing Treasure Valley and resort communities such as McCall. “Affordable multifamily housing” means ...

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Adare Manor to create affordable housing on Boise’s West End

Three local developers will start construction in early October on a 116-unit affordable housing apartment project on Boise’s West End. Adare Manor Apartments will be located on Fairview Avenue between 24th and 25th Streets.  The same team is building the ...

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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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Awaiting litigation, Ketchum finds another way to impose affordable housing fees (access required)

As Ketchum’s ordinance to have developers include affordable housing in certain projects remained tied up in litigation, the City Council on March 6 approved on emergency motion to move forward with the spirit of the ordinance through individual agreements with ...

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Boise city council member sues Ketchum over affordable housing development fees

Boise City Council member Scot Ludwig has sued the city of Ketchum over the affordable housing fees the city charges for development projects that exceed a certain size. Ludwig got a charge of $840,000 from Ketchum in community housing in ...

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Affordable housing and construction: The Trump effect (access required)

Construction and housing officials are waiting to see what impact the new Trump Administration has on the way they do business. Affordable housing proponents have identified a few areas of concern: Potential cuts in Section 8 housing subsidies and operating ...

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