Housing Crunch

Experts advise Boise on affordable housing crunch: do more now, before the problem gets worse

Affordable housing is at the top of the list of Boise’s most pressing issues, and city officials decided to call in some outside experts...

St. Lukes purchases apartment units in McCall for workforce housing

St. Lukes has purchased a property in McCall to help alleviate the workforce housing shortage in the area.  The building at 212 N. Third Street...

New coalition of construction companies, startups launch Housing Innovation Hub

Boise is a major hot spot for America’s housing crisis, but a new organization hopes it can also be the center for solutions.  A group...

Deep dive: Meridian lacks affordable housing options. Leaders say solutions aren’t easily found

New subdivisions continue to pop up across Meridian to accommodate the city's booming population. However, not all residents can afford the housing that is...

Brundage gets OK for first 88 homes at base of ski resort

Adams County commissioners approved expansion plans for Brundage Mountain Resort.  Phase one of the project, called Northwoods, would bring 88 homes to the base of...

St. Lukes launches new portal to help employees find housing

St. Lukes launched a new rental housing portal to make it easier for current and prospective employees to find a home in this complicated...

Ada County home prices up over last year, but growth is still flattening

If you're a homeowner in Ada County, your home is way more valuable than it was a year ago. But, that doesn't mean values...

Family moves into Habitat for Humanity’s 96th Boise-area home

Boise Valley Habitat for Humanity just completed its 96th home in the Treasure Valley. Husband and wife Louai Nasri and Walaa Natfaji, along with their...

Valley Co. home prices see increase, McCall median home price skyrockets

The data is in for real estate in Valley County and from 2020 to 2021, prices have continued to climb. The median home price over...

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...