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Blaine Manor Construction Underway!

As you may have noticed, construction for the Blaine Manor Communities in Hailey is underway! The stem walls are in and the foundation has been poured. We are very excited that ARCH is bringing additional affordable rentals to Blaine County. Did you know that the…
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November 12, 2020
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2020 Annual Report

The ARCH 2020 Annual Report is now available! Enjoy a letter of appreciation from our executive director, as well as an overview of how ARCH is breaking ground, building homes, standing up for housing, and supporting our community.
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November 25, 2020
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A Ground Breaking Day

Article covered from The Idaho Mountain Express. Ground Breaking Ceremony at the Blaine Manor Site in Hailey Hailey and Blaine County leaders came together Monday, Sept. 21, to break ground on a long-awaited affordable housing project on the former Blaine Manor property in Hailey. With…
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September 23, 2020
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In Hailey, long-awaited affordable housing moves forward

Article covered from The Idaho Mountain Express. Blaine Manor project commended for design The Blaine Manor Senior and Family Community development was cleared for construction Monday night after the Hailey City Council unanimously approved ARCH Community Housing Trust’s planned-unit development application for the project. The…
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May 22, 2020
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Blaine County wages do not support Blaine County home costs.

Recently the Mountain Express published an article highlighting low unemployment and associated wages.  The article touched on housing however the chart below clearly links the published wages to housing.  It is noteworthy that the largest employment sector (Leisure / Hospitality) at 31% of the reported…
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January 15, 2019
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CAN THE DESIGN OF AFFORDABLE HOUSING PROMOTE EXERCISE?

To encourage architects and planners to design built environments that promote physical activity, New York City offers an “active design” building incentive within the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design standards. A recent study analyzed the impact of the design incentive on the activity levels…
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November 3, 2018
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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…
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November 15, 2017
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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…
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November 7, 2017
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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…
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November 1, 2017