Update 12/20/18: The City of Boise has added a page to their website dedicated strictly to their Housing First initiative. Check that out at LivBoise.org. And watch the New Path video – it made us here in the office tear up a bit.
erstad ARCHITECTS were the architects and designers of New Path Community Housing, a multifamily residence on Fairview Avenue in Boise that is the first of its kind in the area. New Path officially opened on Thursday December 6, 2018, and is welcoming (now formerly!) homeless people, based on need, into its 40 apartment units. New residents have already been moving in, and as eA found on one of its recent site visits, residents are exceedingly appreciative and excited to have a home to call their own.
Idaho Statesman published an article and clip of the grand opening: Boise ‘has a chance … to solve the homelessness issue,’ and sees apartment complex as a major step
Learn more about New Path and how it works to help the homelessness problem here. And learn more about the Housing First concept that made a project like this possible here.
Congratulations, residents! We hope you each have a wonderful, safe, and warm holiday season in your new home.