Housing & Community Development

What's New?

  • Upcoming Public Hearing and Grant Application Workshop
    On March 13, 2015 at 9:00am, a public hearing will be held in the Cedars Conference Room located at 1025 South Capitol Boulevard, Boise, Idaho 83706.  This hearing will accept citizen input on priority needs regarding federal funding provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to the City of Boise's Housing and Community Development (HCD) Division.

    A Grant Application Workshop will also be hosted during this time. Staff will be available to explain programs, projected funding levels, and review the grant application process. Learn more. Spanish.
  • Regional Coordination Council (RCC) Volunteers Wanted
    The RCC is a committee of the Valley Regional Transit Board (VRT) and allows transportation and human service providers to share information and collaborate on mobility issues. Volunteer positions available:
            • Blind/Visually Impaired Community
            • Housing
            • Idaho Department of Health and Welfare
            • Vocational/Labor

Posting closes on March 17, 2015. Apply.

  • CDBG Application Available Online
    CDBG funding is provided for projects, activities, and administrative costs that focus on low to moderate income individuals or families. Click here to apply online through March 31, 2015.

  • First Amendment to the Annual Action Plan
    The City is currently accepting public comments for an Amendment to the 2014 Annual Action Plan.  Comments will be accepted January 23, 2015 through March 3, 2015. 
    English  Spanish
  • Point-in-Time Count
    Thank you to all of the 95 people who volunteered time to help conduct the annual Point-In-Time (PIT) count on January 29 and 30, 2015. The count, which records data on those staying in shelters or transitional housing programs on the night of January 28, 2015, was very successful. The final version of the Homelessness in Idaho 2015 Point-In-Time Count Report is scheduled for release in April 2015. Learn more.
  • Fair Housing Training 
    Don Elliott, FAICP and Director at Clarion Associates, presented his "Fair Housing Gets More Serious" training at Boise's City Hall on February 3, 2015. Click here to view the video.

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 and suitable living environment and expanding economic opportunities principally for persons of low and moderate income.