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Housing the Workforce of North Central Idaho Resource Portal

Thank you for attending the Housing the Workforce of North Central Idaho workshop on April 21, 2021. Please find below links to each presenter's presentation and resource materials.
If you have any questions, or trouble accessing any of these resources, please contact Angie Edwards-Kuskie at [email protected].
Please do not share or utilize presenter's information or slides without contacting the presenter for permission

Understanding Housing Factors:

Re-thinking Housing Assumptions and Strategies
Erik Kingston, Housing Resources Coordinator, Idaho Housing and Finance Association

North Central Idaho Market Picture Q&A
Tami Meyers, Gary Bergen, Century 21 Price Right

The Construction Industry Perspective
Nethaniel Ealy, President, Ealy Construction

Regional and Local Assessment Updates:

The Housing Availability and Affordability Study for Kootenai County

Steve Peterson, Associate Clinical Professor of Economics, University of Idaho
Download the Housing Study here

North Central Idaho Housing Assessment
Brian Points, President, Points Consulting

Diving Deeper:

The Economic Picture of North Central Idaho
Lisa Grigg, Regional Economist, Idaho Department of Labor

Case Study: Workforce Housing in St Maries
Alex Barta, Executive Director, Timber Plus EDC

Rural Resources:

LEAP Housing
Bart Cochran, Founder and CEO

The Housing Company
Erin Anderson, Development Manager
The Housing Company Project Examples

USDA- Rural Development
Tierenie Fry, Single Family Housing Loan Specialist
RD Single Family Housing 504 Repair Loan Grant
RD Single Family Housing 502 Direct
RD Multi Family Guarantee Loan
RD Rural Housing Guarantee Loan

Moscow Affordable Housing Trust
Nils Peterson, Executive Director, MAHT
"Who Needs Housing in Your Town?" Excel Exercise

Extra Resources and links on Housing:
WeCAN's Housing Roundtable Summary and Resource Guide can be found here
he 2021 NAHB Study on Government Regulation in the Price of a New Home can be found here (Referenced by Nethaniel Ealy)
Quick Snapshot: NAHB Regulatory Costs (image)
Idaho Business Review's three-part series on housing affordability in Idaho can be found here (IBR Subscription required)
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