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As reported by Boise State Public Radio: NeighborWorks Boise is piloting a program to provide more affordable housing

NeighborWorks Boise is a local nonprofit that helps people find affordable housing. They created a program called HomeShare Hub last fall, a possible solution to the local housing crisis. Many solutions have been proposed to ease the housing crisis, like building more homes for those who have recently moved to Boise and are looking to buy….

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As Seen on Idaho Today: Paint The Town 2024

NeighborWorks Boise’s 42nd annual Paint the Town helps others in need fix up their homes. BOISE, Idaho -Established by NeighborWorks Boise in 1982, Paint The Town has helped over 3,300 households. Each June, hundreds of volunteers paint the homes of Treasure Valley seniors, veterans, and disabled who are unable to do it on their own….

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As seen on KTVB: Special Olympian becomes a new homeowner

BOISE, Idaho — Becoming a homeowner is a monumental feat for anyone who wants to dig in their roots and settle down. Although early 2024 housing market data shows it’s difficult for families to purchase a home, one Idahoan who never let barriers stand in their way, achieved that goal. On Friday, NeighborWorks Boise welcomed Special Olympian Courtney Lynch,…

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As Seen in Boise Lifestyle: Building with New Wisdom

If you’ve been in Idaho for longer than even an hour, it becomes immediately apparent that we are one of the most breathtaking, showstoppingly gorgeous states in the U.S. Or maybe I’m biased but I could talk at great lengths about our bountiful rivers, expansive meadows, deep forests, and the beautiful way we incorporate living…

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As Seen on Idaho Today: Paint The Town 2023

NeighborWorks Boise’s 41st annual Paint the Town helps others in need fix up their homes. BOISE, Idaho – One of Boise’s largest volunteer opportunities has is coming soon. Watch video here.

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As Seen on KTVB: Boise ‘Paint the Town’ inspires others to pay it forward

NeighborWorks Boise’s 39th annual Paint the Town had groups of volunteers dedicating hours of their time to help others in need fix up their homes. BOISE, Idaho – One of Boise’s largest volunteer opportunities has made another huge impact in the Treasure Valley this weekend. NeighborWorks Boise’s 39th annual Paint the Town had groups of…

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Rake Up KTVB

Thousands of volunteers gather for 36th annual Rake Up Boise More than 300 teams made up more than 2,500 volunteers grabbed their rakes and helped clean up 700 hundred yards. Watch the featured story on KTVB Author: KTVB Staff Published: 9:49 PM MST November 13, 2021 Updated: 9:49 PM MST November 13, 2021 BOISE, Idaho – Thousands of…

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Margo Maxwell Story

Margo Maxwell found the NeighborWorks Boise Repair Program at a time when she needed it the very most. On the hottest day of the summer, her fernace went out. When she called to get a quote for a quote, they said it was too old to get repairs done and they estimated a new unit…

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Garden Boxes and Flower Beds

One of the many perks of a NeighborWorks® Boise’s Pocket Neighborhood™ is the community Garden Boxes and Flower Beds. NWB Pocket Neighborhoods™ are designed to bring the block of neighbors closer together, with the houses facing each other with a courtyard as their shared front lawn. This design encourages families, kids, and friends to get…

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As Seen in BoiseDev: NeighborWorks Boise helps bring affordable housing to the Treasure Valley

A new neighborhood will soon go up on one of Boise’s most high-profile corners, but this time a portion of the homes will be sold to low-income Boiseans. Non-profit home developer NeighborWorks Boise will build a ‘pocket neighborhood’ with 39 homes on the former site of historic Cole Elementary School at the intersection of Cole…

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