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Idaho Housing and Finance Association (IHFA), a financial services and housing business organization, provides funding for affordable housing in Idaho communities where it is most needed and when it is economically feasible.

Contact:

Idaho Housing and Finance Association.
565 W. Myrtle P.O. Box 7899
Boise, ID 83707-1899

Lisa Davis
Public & Media Relations Officer
Phone: 208-331-4858

Idaho home price growth outpaces most of the nation

WASHINGTON, D.C. - May 24, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The prices of existing single-family homes in Idaho rose 15 percent in the past year, according to data from the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) released Thursday. Idaho had the fourth-highest...

Eleven Pocatello-area REALTORS® honored for helping homeowners

WASHINGTON, D.C. - April 3, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Eleven Pocatello-area REALTORS® will be honored for connecting homebuyers to affordable home loans through Idaho Housing and Finance Association (IHFA). In the past two years, they and other REALT...

More than $100,000 donated to support safe, stable housing in Idaho

January 11, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- More Idaho families will have warm, safe places to call home in the coming year thanks to collaboration between the Home Partnership Foundation and nonprofits throughout the state.

More than $100,000 donated to support safe, stable housing in Idaho

January 08, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- More Idaho families will have warm, safe places to call home in the coming year thanks to collaboration between the Home Partnership Foundation and nonprofits throughout the state.

$5,000 contributed to Finally Home!® Homebuyer Education Program from Bank of America

BOISE, ID - December 7, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Idaho Partners for Homebuyer Education, Inc. (IPHBE, Inc.), today announced that its Finally Home!® Homebuyer Education Program has received $5,000 in operating support from the Bank of America Charit...

Ada County REALTORS® to be Recognized at IHFA Luncheon Tomorrow

BOISE, ID - November 16, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Idaho Housing and Finance Association (IHFA) will honor 75 Ada County REALTORS® during a REALTOR® Appreciation Luncheon noon to 1:30 p.m. tomorrow, Wednesday, Nov. 16, at the Barber Park Event Cente...

$13M Obligated for Emergency Homeowners’ Loan Program in Idaho

BOISE, ID - November 10, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- A total of 308 Idaho homeowners at risk of foreclosure will keep their homes thanks to Idaho Housing and Finance Association (IHFA). As the administrator of the Emergency Homeowners’ Loan Program (E...

Statewide Analysis of Fair Housing Report Open for Public Review, Comments

BOISE, ID - September 28, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Idaho Housing and Finance Association (IHFA) and the Idaho Department of Commerce have completed a review of the preliminary draft of the 2011 Analysis of Impediments (AI) report. The AI examines mul...

Community Encouraged to Raise $2,000 to Help Prevent Homelessness

BOISE, ID - September 21, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Home Partnership Foundation (HPF), brought to you by Idaho Housing and Finance Association (IHFA), is asking North Central Idaho community members to raise at least $2,000 in donations to help pr...

Up to $50,000 Available to Help Pay Your Mortgage

BOISE, ID - July 29, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Do you need help with your mortgage payments? Emergency Homeowners’ Loan Program (EHLP) funds are available through the Idaho Housing and Finance Association (IHFA) to assist qualified unemployed or ...

Idaho Homeless Numbers Decrease Six Percent

BOISE, ID - July 12, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- A statewide count of homeless persons in Idaho conducted by Idaho Housing and Finance Association (IHFA) and regional housing coalitions, indicates there are 2,199 homeless in the state, over a six percen...

Idaho Homeless will Have Access to More Housing Opportunities

BOISE, ID - June 13, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Idaho Housing and Finance Association (IHFA) received two new grants from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development to support homeless projects in eight different counties. The two grants, valued at $223,564, will invest funding in local projects that will provide critically needed housing and support services to homeless individuals and families.

Idaho Housing and Finance Association Welcomes John Insinger to Board of Commissioners

BOISE, ID - May 26, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- John Insinger has been appointed to Idaho Housing and Finance Association’s (IHFA’s) Board of Commissioners. Insinger is currently an “of counsel” attorney to two law firms in Boise, Risch Pisca, LLP, and Goss Gustavel Goss, PLLC. As a partner of Risch Goss Insinger Gustavel, he spent 35 years as a private law practitioner focusing in general and commercial transactions and litigation.

IHFA Still Accepting Applications for the Emergency Homeowners’ Loan Program

BOISE, ID - May 16, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) --There is still hope for hundreds of homeowners who are struggling to avoid foreclosure. Idaho Housing and Finance Association is still accepting applications for the Emergency Homeowners’ Loan Program (EHLP). The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced the $13 million home saving program on April 1st. Since the announcement, IHFA has sent out more than 700 applications, and only 287 have been returned for review

IHFA Helps Broaden Scope of Boise Fair Housing Campaign

BOISE, ID - May 13, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- All of Idaho will soon benefit from a proactive fair housing awareness campaign, thanks to a partnership among Idaho Housing and Finance Association (IHFA), Department of Commerce and the City of Boise. IHFA supported initial efforts by Boise’s Fair Housing Task Force to develop the campaign, and has adapted those materials for statewide distribution.

HUD Sends $13 Million Home Saving Lifeline to Unemployed Idaho Homeowners

BOISE, ID - April 5, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Help is on the way for hundreds of unemployed Idaho homeowners who are in jeopardy of losing their homes. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has approved the State of Idaho’s bid to administer its Emergency Homeowners’ Loan Program (EHLP), and Idaho Housing and Finance Association is accepting applications for the $13 million program effective immediately.

New Partner Offers Hands-on Training for Homebuyers through Finally Home!® Homebuyer Education

NAMPA, ID - April 5, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Homebuyers in Nampa will soon have the opportunity to become more informed about purchasing a home with the help of Finally Home!® Homebuyer Education. The Nampa Association of REALTORS® is a new regional training partner for the program, and regular classes will be offered in Nampa starting April 16th

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FEMA Offers Free Rebuilding Tips at Local Home Improvement Stores

Disaster survivors affected by the severe storms and floods from Tropical Storm Imelda, can visit local home improvement stores in Houston, Pasadena and Webster for rebuilding tips from mitigation experts.