Housing and Community Development

Public Comment Period for 2019 Annual Action Plan

The Housing and Community Development Division (HCD) supports livability from housing choice to neighborhood vitality.

Energize Our Neighborhoods

Learn more about the City of Boise's community development initiative.

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Home Ownership

The City of Boise's housing loan program offers income-qualified applicants an opportunity to construct a new home or purchase an existing home within Boise City Limits.

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Programs designed to help people experiencing homelessness.

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Housing Preservation

The City of Boise offers loans for income-qualified homeowners to make repairs to their homes.

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Rental Housing

The City of Boise owns and operates over 300 rental units which range from studios and 3-bedroom apartments to single-family homes with 2-6 bedrooms.

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Grow Our Housing

Grow Our Housing is the city’s strategic approach to addressing housing needs in Boise as our city changes.

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Housing and Community Development Division Notice of Public Comment Period and Meeting Draft Program Year 2019 Annual Action Plan

The City of Boise invites the citizens of Boise to provide input on the Program Year 2019 Housing and Community Development Annual Action Plan. The Plan identifies Boise’s affordable housing and community development needs including strategies to address those needs. The Action Plan also identifies priorities for funding with primarily Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) funds expected to be received from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development beginning October 1, 2019.

The Annual Action Plan describes how the City intends to use CDBG entitlement funding of $1,367,330 and a HOME allocation of $720,129 to address community needs and priorities identified in the City’s 2016-2020 Five-Year Consolidated Housing and Community Development Plan. The 2019 Annual Action Plan also identifies proposed uses of CDBG and HOME program funds carried forward from prior years and program income.

The Program Year 2019 Annual Action Plan is available to download here or by visiting the Housing and Community Development Division located at 150 North Capitol, 2nd Floor.

The City will host a public meeting on July 5, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. in the Greenbelt Conference Room (3rd Floor, next to Council Chambers) of City Hall. City Hall is located at 150 North Capitol Boulevard, Boise. The purpose of the meeting is to obtain comment from interested individuals and/or organizations on the 2019 Annual Action Plan. Citizens may also forward comments through July 16, 2019 by email to boiseconsolidatedplanning@cityofboise.org, or facsimile at (208) 384-3141, or by mail to the Housing and Community Development Division, PO Box 500, Boise, Idaho 83702-0500.

Individuals wishing to receive information about CDBG and HOME programs may contact the Housing and Community Development Division. Participants in the public meeting may request reasonable accommodation and/or language interpretation to facilitate input by contacting the City’s Housing and Community Development Division between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm at least 5 business days prior to the hearing date. The hearing location is accessible to persons with physical disabilities. The Housing and Community Development Division can be contacted at (208) 570-6830, (800) 377-3529 TTY or by facsimile at (208) 384-3141.

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