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Idaho Housing and Finance Association (IHFA), a financial services and housing business organization, provides funding for affordable housing in Idaho communities where it is most needed and when it is economically feasible.

Contact:

Idaho Housing and Finance Association.
565 W. Myrtle P.O. Box 7899
Boise, ID 83707-1899

Lisa Davis
Public & Media Relations Officer
Phone: 208-331-4858

$97,000 grant will help Idahoans prevent foreclosure

Idaho Housing and Finance Association (IHFA) recently received a $97,000 grant from the National Foreclosure Mitigation Counseling Program that will bolster its efforts to provide counseling to Idaho homeowners in danger of foreclosure.

Idaho home price growth outpaces most of the nation

WASHINGTON, D.C. - May 24, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The prices of existing single-family homes in Idaho rose 15 percent in the past year, according to data from the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) released Thursday. Idaho had the fourth-highest rate of appreciation from the first quarter of 2012 to the first quarter of 2013, according to the FHFA’s House Price Index. Only Nevada, Arizona and California had higher rates. Nationally, home prices jumped 6.7 percent over the same time period.

Eleven Pocatello-area REALTORS® honored for helping homeowners

WASHINGTON, D.C. - April 3, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Eleven Pocatello-area REALTORS® will be honored for connecting homebuyers to affordable home loans through Idaho Housing and Finance Association (IHFA). In the past two years, they and other REALTORS® in the area have helped 289 homebuyers purchase homes with Idaho Housing Home Loans worth more than $30.5 million

More than $100,000 donated to support safe, stable housing in Idaho

January 11, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- More Idaho families will have warm, safe places to call home in the coming year thanks to collaboration between the Home Partnership Foundation and nonprofits throughout the state.

More than $100,000 donated to support safe, stable housing in Idaho

January 08, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- More Idaho families will have warm, safe places to call home in the coming year thanks to collaboration between the Home Partnership Foundation and nonprofits throughout the state.

$5,000 contributed to Finally Home!® Homebuyer Education Program from Bank of America

BOISE, ID - December 7, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Idaho Partners for Homebuyer Education, Inc. (IPHBE, Inc.), today announced that its Finally Home!® Homebuyer Education Program has received $5,000 in operating support from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation.

Ada County REALTORS® to be Recognized at IHFA Luncheon Tomorrow

BOISE, ID - November 16, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Idaho Housing and Finance Association (IHFA) will honor 75 Ada County REALTORS® during a REALTOR® Appreciation Luncheon noon to 1:30 p.m. tomorrow, Wednesday, Nov. 16, at the Barber Park Event Center in Boise. The REALTORS® being honored helped 410 new homebuyers utilize IHFA’s IdaMortgage Home Loan program in the last two years—representing a collective total of more than $53 million in loans.

$13M Obligated for Emergency Homeowners’ Loan Program in Idaho

BOISE, ID - November 10, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- A total of 308 Idaho homeowners at risk of foreclosure will keep their homes thanks to Idaho Housing and Finance Association (IHFA). As the administrator of the Emergency Homeowners’ Loan Program (EHLP) funds awarded to Idaho by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) last April, IHFA has successfully obligated 100 percent of the $13 million awarded.

Statewide Analysis of Fair Housing Report Open for Public Review, Comments

BOISE, ID - September 28, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Idaho Housing and Finance Association (IHFA) and the Idaho Department of Commerce have completed a review of the preliminary draft of the 2011 Analysis of Impediments (AI) report. The AI examines multiple forms of housing-related data from each of Idaho’s 44 counties, and reports on identified impediments to fair housing as well as the best practices for addressing areas of concern.

Community Encouraged to Raise $2,000 to Help Prevent Homelessness

BOISE, ID - September 21, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Home Partnership Foundation (HPF), brought to you by Idaho Housing and Finance Association (IHFA), is asking North Central Idaho community members to raise at least $2,000 in donations to help prevent homelessness this winter to satisfy a new challenge grant. Donations from the community are needed by Oct. 15

Up to $50,000 Available to Help Pay Your Mortgage

BOISE, ID - July 29, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Do you need help with your mortgage payments? Emergency Homeowners’ Loan Program (EHLP) funds are available through the Idaho Housing and Finance Association (IHFA) to assist qualified unemployed or underemployed families make their mortgage payments for up to 24 months by providing zero-interest, forgivable loans.

Idaho Homeless Numbers Decrease Six Percent

BOISE, ID - July 12, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- A statewide count of homeless persons in Idaho conducted by Idaho Housing and Finance Association (IHFA) and regional housing coalitions, indicates there are 2,199 homeless in the state, over a six percent decrease from the 2,346 registered last year.

Idaho Homeless will Have Access to More Housing Opportunities

BOISE, ID - June 13, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Idaho Housing and Finance Association (IHFA) received two new grants from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development to support homeless projects in eight different counties. The two grants, valued at $223,564, will invest funding in local projects that will provide critically needed housing and support services to homeless individuals and families.

Idaho Housing and Finance Association Welcomes John Insinger to Board of Commissioners

BOISE, ID - May 26, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- John Insinger has been appointed to Idaho Housing and Finance Association’s (IHFA’s) Board of Commissioners. Insinger is currently an “of counsel” attorney to two law firms in Boise, Risch Pisca, LLP, and Goss Gustavel Goss, PLLC. As a partner of Risch Goss Insinger Gustavel, he spent 35 years as a private law practitioner focusing in general and commercial transactions and litigation.

IHFA Still Accepting Applications for the Emergency Homeowners’ Loan Program

BOISE, ID - May 16, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) --There is still hope for hundreds of homeowners who are struggling to avoid foreclosure. Idaho Housing and Finance Association is still accepting applications for the Emergency Homeowners’ Loan Program (EHLP). The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced the $13 million home saving program on April 1st. Since the announcement, IHFA has sent out more than 700 applications, and only 287 have been returned for review

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