Boise Weekly offers two stories that dig into homelessness both in Boise and elsewhere in the region with an eye toward where we've been, where we are and where we're going with the fight to lessen the number of people who struggle to keep a roof over their head.
The analysis from the National Low Income Housing Coalition indicates 1,585 Blaine County mortgages worth more than half a million dollars—more than 13 percent of all of Blaine County mortgages between 2012 and 2014.
The state homeowner's exemption began in 1980, when the maximum was $10,000. It remained at that level until 1983, when it was raised to $50,000 by voter initiative. In 2006, the Idaho Legislature raised the exemption to $75,000 and tied future limits to the Idaho House Price Index.