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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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Thank you, ARCH for affordable housing

Article from the Idaho Mountain Express. Let’s cheer the work of Michelle Griffith, ARCH’s executive director, and ARCH’s board. ARCH, with Michelle’s vision, skill and perseverance, has done more to provide affordable housing in Blaine County than anyone else. Just this month, two more ARCH…
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May 28, 2020
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Blaine Manor housing gets go-ahead

Article via Idaho Mountain Express. Low-income project would bring 60 units to downtown Hailey After years of false starts, seniors will be coming back to Blaine Manor. The Idaho Housing and Finance Association approved $5.79 million over 10 years in tax-credit financing to build a…
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December 19, 2019
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ARCH housing project gets preliminary approval from Hailey council

Article via Idaho Mountain Express. New ‘neighborhood’ could be reserved for workforce population The Hailey City Council has given preliminary approval to ARCH Community Housing Trust to use a one-acre parcel in Woodside subdivision for one home of a possible eight-unit affordable housing community. ARCH…
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December 14, 2019
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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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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
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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 www.bcoha.org 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
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Who are the applicants?

Resort Personnel — Everyone from the folks that left the mint on your uncles pillow when he stayed at the lodge to the ski patrol person that rescued you with a toboggan when you blew your ACL in the bowls. Emergency Personnel — Right.. the guy…
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September 20, 2017