Rental Housing

Single family home

City of Boise Rental Housing

Thank You for your interest in City of Boise Rental Housing. We understand there is a shortage of housing opportunities available at affordable rates in Boise. We offer a variety of apartments and houses at affordable rates ranging from studio to three-bedroom, and single-family homes ranging from two-bedroom to six-bedroom. Our rental housing is conveniently located along transportation corridors and activity centers around Boise.

Housing is available through the application process to applicants who are income qualified.

Income Guidelines

Application Process

The Rental Housing waitlist is currently open. We make every effort to make the application process as easy as possible. Applications are available online and submitted by email or you may pick up applications at City Hall located at 150 N. Capitol, 2nd floor, or you may request an application be emailed or mailed to you by calling (208) 570-6830.

  1. Review the Occupancy Selection Criteria to determine if you qualify.
    English | Spanish (pdf)

  2. Download the Application Form.
    English | Spanish (pdf)

  3. Fill out the application entirely. Use "N/A" (not applicable) where appropriate. Applications that are not complete may be declined.

  4. Save the completed application and e-mail to

City of Boise Rental Payments

Drop off payment:

  • Boise City Hall, 150 N. Capitol Blvd; 2nd Floor
  • 1025 S. Capitol Blvd (use the dropbox)

Over the Phone:

  • Call (208) 570-6830 to pay with a debit/credit card.

By Mail: Send to

  • Housing and Community Development
    PO Box 500
    Boise ID 83701-0500

Contact Us

Reasonable Accommodation

Make a request for reasonable accommodation to your rental unit.

English | Spanish

Boise City/Ada County Housing Authority

If you are interested in information regarding Section 8 or you are a current tenant of BCACHA, please contact them directly.

Housing Options has additional rental housing options.


Document Translation

Any document on Housing and Community Development's website can be translated into other languages upon request.

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