PUC taking comments through September 6 on Idaho Power community solar proposal

The Idaho Public Utilities Commission will take comment through September 6 on an Idaho Power Company application to build a community solar array southeast of Boise. Idaho Power is proposing to build a 500-kilowatt community solar project, allowing up to 1,093 residential customers and 470 non-residential customers to buy one or more $740 subscriptions (one subscription would be the equivalent of a 320-watt panel) for the 25-year life of the proposed project

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

Crapo to Honor Idahoan Helping Homeless Vets; Note Teen Dating Violence Awareness Efforts

A Treasure Valley businesswoman who has helped homeless veterans and immigrants with critical housing needs will be presented the Spirit of Idaho Award by Idaho Senator Mike Crapo this Friday.  Joy Schweitzer, the daughter of a World War II veteran, has used her company, Around the Town, to find more than three-dozen homeless vets a place to live.  Crapo created the award to recognize Idahoans who go beyond the norm to help others.

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.

Fair Housing Month awareness events set

A number of special events throughout the State of Idaho have been scheduled during the month of April, which commemorates the Fair Housing Act, a landmark 1968 law that guarantees equal access to housing.  Included will be a keynote address from Assistant Secretary of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity Gustavo Velasquez

Senator Mike Crapo and HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan to Headline Bipartisan Policy Center Housing...

The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) Housing Commission will host a public forum on pressing local and national housing issues at the Sun Valley Resort in Sun Valley, Idaho on Thursday, August 22, 2013. Idaho ranks among the top five states with the highest increase in home prices. Over the first quarter of last year, home prices in Idaho climbed 15 percent. Other states topping the list include Arizona, California, Nevada and Hawaii.

Landlords: Learn how to handle drug-related activity

COEUR D’ALENE - August 6, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Idaho Housing and Finance Association (IHFA) will hold a free workshop for landlords at 3 p.m., Monday, Aug. 19, at its branch office, 915 W. Canfield Ave., Coeur d’Alene.

Attorney General’s Foreclosure Workshops Set for Treasure Valley

Boise - February 5, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Attorney General's Consumer Protection Division will hold a series of informational presentations in the Treasure Valley on foreclosure issues, Attorney General Lawrence Wasden said today. Housing Specialist Ramon Hobdey-Sanchez will discuss foreclosure prevention, Idaho's foreclosure process, and how the National Mortgage Settlement affects Idaho homeowners. The presentations are free and open to the public.

Finally Home!® Homebuyer Education 2012 Class Schedule Now Available

December 28, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- BOISE—Finally Home!® Homebuyer Education classes will be held across the state throughout 2012. Idaho Partners for Homebuyer Education, Inc. (IPHBE Inc.) offers these informative classes to educate homebuyers about the home purchase process in partnership with regional training partners throughout Idaho. Classes are also available online in English and Spanish at

Critical local, state and national housing issues to be discussed at the 2009 Idaho...

October 14, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The state of housing – both across the nation and in Idaho – will be discussed by experts, local leaders and housing industry professionals at the 2009 Idaho Conference on Housing. This conference, to be held Oct. 19-20 at the Doubletree Hotel Boise-Riverside, features national speakers who will bring the topic of housing full circle - from the national perspective to a look at the challenges faced by Idaho's housing market. Local speakers will also contribute expertise from their communities. More than 350 people are already registered, and there is still time to take part in the conference. Attendees can register online at Registration is $125 per person for nonprofit attendees and $175 for all others.

2009 Idaho Conference on Housing Idaho Department of Finance Offers Information about Mortgage Industry

October 13, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Gavin Gee, director of the Idaho Department of Finance, announced his department’s participation as a co-sponsor in the “2009 Idaho Conference on Housing,” scheduled for October 19th and 20th at the Doubletree Hotel in Boise, Idaho. This event is organized by Idaho Housing and Finance Association. The Idaho Conference on Housing entitled “Mapping the Future” is the state’s largest and most comprehensive housing conference that will encompass important issues facing Idaho’s housing industry and the challenges set forth in the current economic environment.

Some Homeowners Qualify for Idaho’s Property Tax Relief Programs

BOISE, ID - February 25, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Homeowners who qualify have until April 15 to apply for two different programs that can help them with their property taxes

Finally Home! Home Buyer Education Program announces two new training partners in north Idaho

BOISE, ID - October 10, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — Finally Home!® Home Buyer Education is pleased to announce the addition of two new training partners...


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