Boise City Housing Authority

1276 River St., Ste. 300, Boise, ID, 83702
(208) 345-4907



Ada County

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About Boise City Housing Authority

Since 1967, the Boise City Ada County Housing Authority has played a key role in providing housing options for low and moderate income residents in Ada County. The Boise City Ada County Housing Authority recognizes the complex challenges facing those who are in need of affordable housing, and seeks to provide strategic and creative solutions to assist them. Through the administration of several federal housing programs and the management of multiple properties owned by our agency, the Boise City Ada County Housing Authority currently assists over 3000 families in obtaining decent, safe, and affordable housing solutions within our jurisdiction.

The challenge of providing affordable housing requires concerted, strategic efforts by all who are charged with this mission. By working in partnership with governmental entities, social service agencies, non-profit agencies, and the faith-based community, the Boise City Ada County Housing Authority attempts to create a safety net that is able to address more than just the housing needs of low and moderate income Ada County residents. The Boise City Ada County Housing Authority has initiated several strategies with these partnering entities to empower residents and program participants in achieving the goal of self-sufficiency.

Additional Information

As of January 2018, the waiting list for Section 8 vouchers is closed. When it opens the information will be on their website and throughout the local media outlets. Visit http://www.bcacha.org for updates.



Mission Statement

To enhance our community by providing safe and affordable housing and fostering self sufficiency and stability for people in need.

Program Summary for Boise City Housing Authority

Boise City Housing Authority is a public housing agency that helps provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Boise City Housing Authority manages several funded programs and has a total of 60 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Boise City Housing Authority administered a total of 50 Section 8 Vouchers. Boise City Housing Authority currently has low rent units and Section 8 Voucher as its program type. Boise City Housing Authority is located at 1276 River St., Ste. 300, Boise, ID, 83702 and serves the city of Boise. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Boise City Housing Authority at, (208) 345-4907 for more information about coverage area and program availability.


Current Status Active
Size of Boise City Housing Authority compared nationally Large
Last Updated 04/12/2014
Total Numbers of Communities N/A
Total numbers of Administered Section 8 Voucher N/A
Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units N/A
Waiting list for the Boise City Housing Authority is currently Open


2017 Income Limits for Ada County, ID

HUD sets Income Limits for each area based on the median family income in that area. Each Public Housing Agency (PHA) will use the Income Limit set for the jurisdiction that the PHA covers. Therefore, a family may be eligible for one PHA but not another. The number of people in a household determines the Income Limit that is set for determining the family's eligibility for the program that they are applying for. Below are the Income Limits for Ada County, ID:

Median Income
$0
Income Limit Category
Persons in Family
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 50%
  • Very Low Income Limit
  • $21,850
  • $25,000
  • $28,100
  • $31,200
  • $33,700
  • $36,200
  • $38,700
  • $41,200
  • 30%
  • Extremely Low Income Limit
  • $13,100
  • $16,020
  • $20,160
  • $24,300
  • $28,440
  • $32,580
  • $36,730
  • $40,890
  • 80%
  • Low Income Limit
  • $34,950
  • $39,950
  • $44,950
  • $49,900
  • $53,900
  • $57,900
  • $61,900
  • $65,900

2017 Fair Market Rents for Ada County, ID

Fair Market Rents are HUD's determination of the average rents in a particular area for each bedroom size. The FMRs are set each year based on the rental rates of unsubsidized units so that participants in HUD programs have equal access for affordable housing. Here are the Fair Market Rents for Ada County, ID:

Efficiency One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four-Bedroom
$512 $629 $807 $1168 $1380



Agency Name City State Section 8 Voucher Housing Units Status Distance
Ada County Housing Authority Ada County Housing Authority Boise ID 763 10 Open 0.01 Miles Contact
IHFA - Sec 8 IHFA - Sec 8 Boise ID 3,580 N/A Open 0.6 Miles Contact
Idaho Housing and Finance Association Idaho Housing and Finance Association Boise ID N/A N/A Open 0.6 Miles Contact
Winterset Housing Authority Winterset Housing Authority Winterset IA N/A N/A Open 1.02 Miles Contact
Nampa Housing Authority Nampa Housing Authority Nampa ID N/A N/A Open 16.93 Miles Contact
Southwestern Idaho Cooperative Housing Authority Southwestern Idaho Cooperative Housing Authority Middleton ID N/A N/A Open 21.11 Miles Contact

Housing Authority

Boise City Housing Authority Program Type:
  • Section 8 Voucher
  • Low Rent Units
160
Total Subsidized Units for Rental Assistance Availability

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Ada County Quick Facts

Population: 426,236
Persons Per Household: 2.6
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 16.8%
Homeownership Rate: 68.1%
Housing Units: 163,868
Yearly Income Per Person: $27,452
Median Household Income: $55,210