Housing & Community Development

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 What's New? 

  • Boise's Housing Strategy
    The City of Boise’s Affordable Housing Strategy is a realistic depiction of need, available resources, and investments. In 2015, the City has invested approximately $4.5 million to serve disadvantaged households within Boise and Ada County. Learn more

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.