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Idaho Power Company is asking state regulators to weigh in on a dispute between the utility and the developer of four 20-MW solar projects proposed to be built in southern Twin Falls County near the Nevada border.
April 18 is the last day this year to submit applications to your county assessor for a reduction in your 2016 property taxes. Those who qualify for Idaho’s Property Tax Reduction (Circuit Breaker) Program can get property taxes on their primary Idaho residence and up to one acre of land reduced by as much as $1,320. The state pays a portion of the homeowner’s property taxes
The Idaho Public Utilities Commission has granted a motion by commission staff to suspend for another 90 days an application by Eagle Water Company to implement a surcharge on customers’ water use
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
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.
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 Housing and Finance Association releases its 2015 findings from the annual Idaho homeless Point-in-Time Count, which took place this past January 28, 2015. The U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development requires an annual count of sheltered individuals and a biennial count of unsheltered individuals in order to receive federal funding to aid the homeless. Idaho Housing and Finance Association works with service providers and volunteers around the state to coordinate and conduct the annual count
U.S. Senators Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) and Claire McCaskill (D-Missouri) today led a bipartisan group of senators in introducing legislation that would eliminate a costly and redundant U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulation affecting pesticide users. The Sensible Environmental Protection Act (SEPA) seeks to clarify congressional intent concerning federal regulation of pesticides and codify longstanding interpretation of regulatory statutes after a 2009 court ruling imposed an additional layer of needless red tape on food producers
Seven hundred forty-eight acres of forestland in Boundary County will be conserved as working forest and wildlife habitat in perpetuity after the Idaho Department of Lands (IDL), in partnership with The Nature Conservancy and the U.S. Forest Service, purchased a conservation easement from the Hubbard family in February
Twenty Twin Falls-area REALTORS® and lenders were honored Thursday for connecting homebuyers to affordable home loans through Idaho Housing and Finance Association. In the past year, REALTORS® and lenders in the Magic Valley have teamed up with Idaho Housing to help 685 new homebuyers purchase homes, representing a $56 million investment in the community.
The prices of existing single-family homes in Idaho rose 9.6 percent in the past year, according to data from the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) released Tuesday. Idaho had the 13th-highest rate of appreciation from the third quarter of 2012 to the third quarter of 2013, according to the FHFA’s House Price Index. Nationally, home prices jumped 8.4 percent over the same period
Reston, Virginia - April 26, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- MERSCORP Holdings, Inc. today announced that a five-justice panel of the Idaho Supreme Court unanimously affirmed a lower court decision in favor of Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. (MERS) and three other defendants, dismissing the Plaintiff's complaint of wrongful foreclosure
BOISE, ID - January 4, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Home Partnership Foundation announces the 22 Idaho nonprofit recipients of its challenge and leadership grants from the Avenues for Hope Housing Challenge, an online campaign, which ran Nov. 14 through Dec. 31.
Avenues for Hope Housing Challenge Campaign Launches to Help Idaho Communities Prevent Homelessness this...
BOISE, ID - November 14, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Many are at risk of being left out in the cold this winter. The Home Partnership Foundation is challenging Idahoans to help bring families off the street by donating to the online campaign Avenues for Hope Housing Challenge, at www.aveunesforhope.org. This campaign is the first fundraising effort of this kind launched by the Foundation, which was created by Idaho Housing and Finance Association (IHFA) in 2005 to help people build a strong foundation for their lives through stable, safe and affordable housing.