Housing & Community Development

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 What's New?

  • City of Boise's Public Services Grant Application - NEW!
    The City is pleased to open the application for partner agencies who wish to apply for over $400,000 in federal and local funds.  Funding will support a variety of services that focus on those who are chronically homeless, homeless, or low-income (less than 80% of Area Median Income).  Eligible services include: case management, medical care, early learning scholarships, permanent supportive housing for households experiencing homelessness, and other activities that prevent/or reduce homelessness.  To apply, an account will need to be created in ZoomGrants. Notice - English  Notice - Spanish

    The application is open until 11:59 pm on March 6, 2016.  

    A grant workshop will be held on February 19, 2016 at 10:30 am in the Belgravia Conference Room (150 N. Capitol Boulevard, 2nd Floor).  

    Apply via ZoomGrants

  • Housing Needs Analysis - NEW!
    Agnew::Beck performed a Housing Needs Analysis for the City of Boise in 2015. Their research and analysis provide an overview of the data and trends affecting Boise's housing, including the supply/demand for market rate housing, affordable housing and the housing needs of specific populations. A Summary prepared by Planning & Development Services is also available.

How to Help

  • Want to help those in need? Boise has a number of non-profit organizations that provide direct services to people experiencing homelessness in our community.

  • Please consider donating to these organizations. They provide shelter, food and other basic items to those in need.

What is Housing & Community Development?

Housing & Community Development is a division of Boise's Planning & Development Services Department. We support a diverse range of issues affecting our community, from affordable housing to social and human services.

  • The City of Boise does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, age, familial status, sexual orientation or gender identity/expression. 

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

Our Mission Statement

  • To develop viable urban communities by providing decent housing, a suitable living environment, and expanding economic opportunities principally for persons of low and moderate income.