It's Nice

ARCH develops permanent solutions to housing affordability that enhance neighborhoods.


It's Vital

Providing housing solutions for those who, in another county, would not need assistance.


It's Quality

ARCH is providing quality housing for quality people.


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ARCH is developing permanently affordable housing a within Blaine County.

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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS ARCH Community Housing Trust, a non-profit developer of affordable housing in Blaine County, is seeking proposals from qualified general contractors with significant experience in the construction of affordable housing to construct 6 units of townhome style housing in three buildings. Minority and…
November 20, 2017

Rental Housing in the Future

The Hailey Planning and Zoning Commission approved a development agreement between the city and ARCH Community Housing Trust for a rental housing development at 3920 Woodside Blvd., including a zoning change that had been recommended by the Hailey City Council. The project will proceed to…
November 15, 2017

Tax Reform — Federal Policy Impacting Affordable Housing

For the first time, the National Association of Home Builders has agreed to support converting the Mortgage Interest Deduction (MID) to a tax credit. By shifting the MID to a tax credit, all tax payers, not only those who itemize, can benefit. The tax credit…
November 7, 2017

Federal Budget — Federal Policy Impacting Affordable Housing

Federal Budget The Presidential Budget Proposal reduced funding to the Department of Housing and Urban Development by 14%. This would have eliminated funding for several key programs including the HOME program which has funded over 50 units of housing in Blaine County since 2009. Fortunately, Congress…
November 1, 2017

We are NOT the national norm.

The City of Sun Valley successfully amends the definition of "Housing Burden" to fit our community. The City of Sun Valley pays competitive wages. City employees earn more than area median income making them ineligible for homes managed by the housing authority. Yet housing costs…
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October 25, 2017

The Housing Affordability Pickle

The Housing Affordability Pickle Valley cities face a complex puzzle of jobs, housing, and long-term viability "If jobs-versus - rentals in the classifieds are a kind of balance sheet to economic health, the situation is totally out of whack considering the discrepancy in column inches…
October 18, 2017

How can I own or rent an ARCH house?

If you are interested in a home developed by ARCH, please contact the Blaine County Housing Authority (BCHA) at 788-6102 or visit their website to learn more about the process and complete the online application. Can’t find what you are looking for in a home?…
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October 12, 2017