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Implementing Agenda 2030 in Idaho: Workforce Housing HB701

By Karen Schumacher Dedoubt News

On Friday, March 4, 2022, the Idaho House narrowly passed House Bill 701, the Idaho Workforce Housing Fund, sponsored by Rep. Blanksma.  Under this bill the legislature would allocate monies to a trust fund within the state treasury, which according to this article, would be administered by the Idaho Housing and Finance Association (IHFA).  “IHFA would approve grants for nonprofit developers to create affordable housing units…” Read more.

UPDATE: HB701 passed the Senate on March 24 and was sent to the Governor’s desk to sign.

Read Agenda 2030 is Building Back Better in the Magic Valley. Part 1: Understanding Agenda 2030 here. Part 2: Agenda 2030 Sustainable Development Goals here.

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