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Our Path to Ending Homelessness: Year One Community Impact Report

YOU’RE INVITED to a UNIQUE EVENT Our Path to Ending Homelessness: Year One Community Impact Report June 6, 2018  |  4:30-6:30pm  |  Stueckle Sky Center hosted by the Boise City/Ada County Continuum of Care – with funding and sponsorship from Boise Regional REALTORS –   heavy appetizers  |  cash bar  |  program begins at 5pm RSVP by May 25 at ourpathhome.eventbrite.com   The groundbreaking Our Path Home partnership launched in Spring 2017, creating a single access point for anyone ending their homelessness in Ada County. It came as the result … Read More

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America’s Housing Crisis Is Spreading To Smaller Cities

Re-posting article from HuffPost  By Michael Hobbes “The next front in the battle over affordable housing isn’t Boston or San Francisco. It’s Boise. ” Article can be viewed here.

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Building Equitable Cities – A Conversation with Henry Cisneros

The program originally scheduled for April 5th has been postponed. We are in the process of rescheduling the event for later this summer, and will send out information as soon as it is available. Thank you for your understanding. ULI Idaho Program Committee.

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Urban Land Institute of Idaho Awards Creative Placemaking Grant

(Boise, March 14, 2018) ULI Idaho is pleased to announce the award of a Creative Placemaking Grant to LED, Boise as part of the Vista Healthy Corridor project. ULI Idaho, a district council of the ULI, received funding from the Urban Land Institute and Kresge Foundation to support creative placemaking projects along commercial corridors. Creative placemaking describes a comprehensive community development approach that intentionally embeds arts, culture, and community-engaged design into strategies to revitalize and stabilize communities. ULI Idaho is the recipient of a grant for the project, “Activate Vista … Read More

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50th Fair Housing Anniversary Vision Summit

Join the Intermountain Fair Housing Council (IFHC) for the 50th Fair Housing Anniversary  Vision Summit 2018. Featuring workshops and panels on housing, access and intersectionality. All are welcome and encouraged to attend! More Information  

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2018 COMPASS Education Series

Join COMPASS to hear from national experts on transportation and related topics throughout the year. For more information visit COMPASS online  

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Valley Regional Transit wants your input on the ValleyConnect 2.0 plan.

Valley Regional Transit recently released the final draft of the ValleyConnect 2.0 plan. The plan provides a blueprint for design principles and performance measures for future transit development in Ada and Canyon counties. It provides for two conceptual network scenarios – intermediate and growth. VRT is currently in the community comment phase of ValleyConnect 2.0. Your input is important and will play a large role in shaping the final version of the plan. Please take a few minutes to complete this survey about ValleyConnect 2.0. Here is the link to … Read More

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Equity: A Natural Next Step in the Evolution of Cities

By Henry Cisneros January 8, 2018 – Urban Land An excerpt from Building Equitable Cities: How to Drive Economic Mobility and Regional Growth by Henry Cisneros, former mayor of San Antonio and former secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Cisneros co-wrote the new ULI book with Janis Bowdler and Jeffrey Lubell. Available at the ULI Bookstore and Amazon. Read more

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Artist Designed Traffic Box Wraps

OPPORTUNITY: Boise City invites artists to apply for an opportunity to submit artwork for the 2018 Traffic Box Program. Selected artists will be paid $1,000 to create a design to be fabricated into a vinyl wrap. Designs may include digital images of illustrations, paintings, computer designed digital images, quilts, mosaics, photographed sculptures, photographs, and more. The vinyl wrap will cover all four sides of the traffic box; Templates will be provided to the artists to use as guides. The City may select up to 20 artists or artist teams to … Read More

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Urban Land’s Most Popular Articles of 2017

Re-posted article By Brett Widness December 18, 2017 in Urban Land “As we close the books on 2017, we wanted to look back on the topics that resonated most with the readers of Urban Land Online in the past year. In a year with much uncertainty, our January piece on trends to watch was more popular than ever. Another popular piece focused on the future of American suburbs, with research provided by John Burns Real Estate Consulting in partnership with ULI’s Terwilliger Center for Housing. Other popular pieces looked at … Read More

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