Housing & Community Development



August 1, 2016
Housing First is the most effective approach to ending homelessness. It centers on quickly moving people experiencing homelessness into independent an…

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March 28, 2017
The City of Boise’s Housing and Community Development (HCD) Division invites eligible partner agencies to apply for approximately $400,000 in local an…

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April 3, 2017
The 2016 Energize Annual Report is now available! Download your digital copy today.

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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.

  • The four strategic goals are:
    1. Prevent & Reduce Homelessness
    2. Expand Affordable Housing
    3. Preserve Affordable Housing
    4. Increase Neighborhood LIvability