Housing Crunch

Bills introduced in House, Senate to add hundreds back onto the circuit breaker

Legislators are hoping for some changes to last year’s property tax reform bill after hearing back from local governments and constituents.  This week, two separate...

Ada home price hits new record for first time since summer, Canyon up too; How the market fared across 2021

With 2021 in the books, and all the numbers crunched, we now have a fuller picture of how the Boise metro real estate market...

McLean says she will run again, talks housing, Interfaith, jobs, climate & more in wide-ranging interview

Boise's mayor plans to run for another term - and says her focus on housing, the economy, jobs, and climate will continue to be...

Boise-area housing market not zooming as fast, typical winter seasonal pattern kicks in

Homes in the Boise metro aren't selling nearly as fast as they did earlier this year - or even as quickly as they did...

Canyon County nonprofit works to build its own affordable housing

Besides providing support and services to people who have experienced domestic or sexual abuse, a Canyon County nonprofit is also helping to provide affordable...

Getting by: Boise State grad students struggling with high rents, few housing choices

Boise was a pretty easy place to live as a graduate student when William Rudisill rolled into town five years ago. Fresh off a stint...

Boise-area housing prices flatten as pace of market slows

The housing market in the Boise area has officially flattened out after a period of fast growth during the COVID-19 pandemic. The latest data...

Judge dismissed unemployment benefits lawsuit against Gov. Little, IDOL

An Ada County District judge dismissed a lawsuit against Governor Brad Little and the Director of the Idaho Department of Labor for terminating additional...

Idaho to lose tens of millions in emergency rental aid, but Boise set to get more

Idaho is likely to lose tens of millions in federal emergency rental assistance because it has spent so little of the money it’s received...

Data shows Boise-area housing market is slowing (but it’s still pretty fast)

The Boise-area real estate market continues to shift, with the latest data showing both increases in prices -- as well as a slowing pace...

Treasure Valley Latino homebuyers helping to buoy nationwide spike in ownership

Lymaris Ortiz Perez did whatever it took to buy a home for her family.  In 2019, Ortiz Perez and her 10-year-old son lived with Perez’s...

Median home price drops in both Ada & Canyon counties according to latest data

The median price of a home in Ada County dropped in August. It also dropped in Canyon County - for the second month in...

Analysis: Study says Boise housing is overvalued. Local real estate experts push back. What’s happening?

NEWS ANALYSIS Last week, Fortune Magazine posted a story with an intriguing headline: "These are the most overvalued housing markets in the US." The photo on the...

Boise lays out new affordable housing goals and strategies as rents continue to rise

The City of Boise has a new set of ambitious goals to address the Treasure Valley’s growing housing crisis.  On Tuesday, the Boise City Council...

Under $15: Low wage workers in Boise face tough choices in tight housing market

The sixth time was the charm for Fabiola Jimenez.  After a frustrating search for a new two-bedroom apartment to share with a roommate, she finally...