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Idaho Falls REALTORS® and lenders recognized for helping homeowners

Ten REALTORS® and lenders in the Idaho Falls area are being recognized for their work connecting homebuyers with the affordable home loan programs offered through Idaho Housing and Finance Association. In the past year, REALTORS® and lenders in the area have teamed up with Idaho Housing to help nearly 1,100 homebuyers purchase their first homes, representing a $119 million investment in the community.

National expert to speak to Magic Valley business community on creating quality cities –...

Nationally recognized author and community development strategist Peter Kageyama will be speaking at a Twin Falls luncheon for the Magic Valley business community June 9. The event, hosted by Idaho Housing and Finance Association, is entitled Creating Quality Places Where People Want to Live, Work and Play, and will be held at the Canyon Crest Event Center at 330 Canyon Crest Dr. in Twin Falls from noon to 1:30 p.m.

Idaho Fair Housing Conference to be held April 5-6 in Boise with four statewide...

The Idaho Fair Housing Forum will hold its annual Fair Housing Conference on April 5-6 at Boise City Hall. Four additional workshops will be held across the state during April, traditionally recognized as “Fair Housing Month” to commemorate passage of the Fair Housing Act of 1968, which guarantees equal access to housing

Idaho Housing announces Finally Home! Homebuyer Education classes for spring and summer

Idaho Housing and Finance Association has announced the spring and summer schedules for its signature Finally Home!® Homebuyer Education course. Classes are now offered across the state in Boise, Nampa, Twin Falls, Idaho Falls, Coeur d’Alene, Sandpoint and Moscow.

IHFA announces training location host Moscow Affordable Housing Trust for homebuyer education course

Idaho Housing and Finance Association has announced a partnership with Moscow Affordable Housing Trust to become the training location host for its signature Finally Home! Homebuyer Education course. The first course offering is a two-night class on March 22 and 23 at the 1912 Center in Moscow, and goes from 5:30-9:00 p.m.

Nancy Vannorsdel joins Idaho Housing and Finance Association Board of Commissioners

Idaho Housing and Finance Association has announced the appointment of Nancy Vannorsdel to its seven-member Board of Commissioners by Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter. Vannorsdel has extensive experience in the areas of banking and business. Her past service as President and CEO of Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce underscores her commitment to creating a thriving economic environment for Idaho communities

Housing and Homeless Roundtable Members Partner To Create Two Housing First Projects

Two major initiatives that could provide up to 40 new units of permanent supportive housing to those in the community experiencing chronic homelessness were announced today by members of the Roundtable on Housing and Homelessness

HOUSING AND HOMELESSNESS ROUNDTABLE MEMBERS PARTNER TO CREATE TWO ‘HOUSING FIRST’ PROJECTS

Two major initiatives that could provide up to 40 new units of permanent supportive housing to those in the community experiencing chronic homelessness were announced today by members of the Roundtable on Housing and Homelessness

Idaho Housing and Finance Association announces annual Point-In-Time (PIT) count of homeless

Idaho Housing and Finance Association is announcing the 2016 Point-in-Time (PIT) Count scheduled for today, Wednesday, January 27, 2016. Idaho Housing will collect and publish the data gathered by over 200 volunteers, with 50 organizations assisting in surveying communities across the state to document the sheltered and unsheltered homeless population and their needs.

Idaho Housing’s Home Partnership Foundation to award $145,000 to nonprofits serving homeless Jan. 20

Idaho Housing’s Home Partnership Foundation is awarding grant prizes totaling $145,000 to nonprofits in the Avenues for Hope Housing Challenge on Wednesday, January 20. Representatives from nonprofits attending the Boise event will be available for interviews to speak about their plans to help their communities in 2016, and Gerald M. Hunter, president of Idaho Housing, will award grant prize funding at 10:30 a.m

Idaho Housing hosts guest speaker on bedbug prevention and remediation at free Twin Falls...

Idaho Housing and Finance Association is bringing a guest speaker from Cook Pest Control, Inc. to speak about bedbug identification, prevention, and remediation at a free Twin Falls workshop designed for landlords.

Over $130,000 donated so far to help nonprofits serve Idaho homeless in Avenues for...

Idaho Housing and Finance Association through its Home Partnership Foundation announced that more than $130,000 has been donated in its fifth annual Avenues for Hope Housing Challenge so far, with three days left for Idahoans to give. The online fundraiser allows businesses and individuals to support their favorite participating housing nonprofits through tax-deductible year-end donations.

34 Idaho nonprofits kick off Avenues for Hope to raise funds for homelessness prevention

Idaho Housing and Finance Association, through its Home Partnership Foundation, launches its signature Avenues for Hope Housing Challenge for Idaho homelessness prevention today to help over 34 nonprofits across the state. Donations to the nonprofits participating in the Avenues for Hope campaign help continue their daily work with the homeless and those in need of housing assistance in Idaho communities.

Idaho Nonprofits Ramp up for Statewide Homelessness Prevention Campaign to Start December 10th

Idaho Housing and Finance Association, through its Home Partnership Foundation, is launching the fifth annual Avenues For Hope Housing Challenge running December 10 through 31, 2015. The campaign will help 34 nonprofits across the state of Idaho raise funds to help the homeless and those in need of housing assistance.

Daniel Burrus, Charlie Cook and Rebecca Ryan to headline at the Idaho Housing conference...

Nationally recognized keynote speakers Daniel Burrus, Charlie Cook and Rebecca Ryan will be headlining at the Conference on Housing and Economic Development to be held at the Boise Centre on October 6-7. Organized by Idaho Housing and Finance Association, the conference features speakers and workshops on timely topics of interest for professionals in or related to the housing, finance, and economic development sectors.

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Boise natives say 12,000-square-foot home will be a haven for family

As a child, Darren Blaser rode four-wheelers, motorcycles and bicycles on the Foothills now covered by Quail Ridge subdivision.Kim Blaser, his wife, grew up...

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Risch, King Bill to Protect Energy Infrastructure Secures Western Governors’ Association...

U.S. Senators Angus King (I-Maine) and Jim Risch (R-Idaho) today announced that the Western Governors’ Association, a bipartisan group of 19 governors from Western states and 3 governors from Western U.S. territories, has endorsed the Securing Energy Infrastructure Act. The bipartisan legislation, introduced by the Senators earlier this year, seeks to protect America’s electric grid from cyber-attacks. The WGA expressed their support in a letter earlier this month to the Chairs and Ranking Members of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources and the Subcommittee on Energy.