Category Archives: Blog
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.
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.
(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
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
Join COMPASS to hear from national experts on transportation and related topics throughout the year. For more information visit COMPASS online
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
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
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
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
By Brett Widness December 4, 2017 In response to growing interest in the Institute’s product councils, ULI is expanding the program, adding five brand-new councils and five new flights of existing councils in 2018. Council chairs are actively recruiting members for their individual councils. For more information or to apply, please visit navigator.uli.org/newproductcouncils. Finding the Right Mix for Ten New Product Councils