Policy articles

IFF & Blue Valley Residents: Gateway East approval would lead to a loss of affordable housing

Boise, ID—Residents of the Blue Valley manufactured home park are concerned that they may lose their affordable housing, at a time when there is a housing crisis unfolding in the city of Boise. On December [...]

By | December 10th, 2018|

Budget sanity, unfairness to Otter, and clever taxing districts

As we look ahead to the new year, a new state government administration, and the 2019 legislative session, I offer the following select thoughts. The elections are over, it's time for elected officials to dig [...]

By | December 7th, 2018|

Sniffed out: Boise’s downtown housing incentive program adds to generous subsidies for developers

To spur the creation of housing, the Boise City Council established the Downtown Housing Incentive Program on March 3, 2015. In 2017, the first funding was approved for three housing developments in the downtown area: [...]

By | December 6th, 2018|
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