Fair Housing

What's New?

  • April is Fair Housing Month
    In conjunction with National Fair Housing Month, the City of Boise and the Mayor’s Fair Housing Taskforce is launching a fair housing public awareness initiative intended to further awareness and understanding of fair housing rights and responsibilities under the federal Fair Housing Act of 1968. Learn more.

  • Idaho Fair Housing Workshop
    April 15; Nampa Civic Center. Co-sponsored by the City of Boise and other public/private partners. Learn more.

  • Fair Housing Accessibility FIRST Training
    May 15; Washington Group Plaza Auditorium; 720 Park Blvd. Learn more.
  • Fair Housing Videos
    Idahoans have a new resource to understand their rights, recognize discrimination and take steps to promote compliance. The Idaho Housing and Finance Association (IHFA) has four new videos available. The videos are also available in Spanish. Learn more.

Who is Protected?

The City of Boise embraces the Fair Housing Act of 1968 and is committed to furthering fair housing within its jurisdiction.

  • The Fair Housing Act
    The Fair Housing Act prohibits housing discrimination because of Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Disability, National Origin or Familial Status (families with children). 
    Learn more about the Fair Housing Act.
  • The City of Boise
    The City of Boise also prohibits the denial to or discrimination against any other person because of sexual orientation and/or gender identity/expression in the sale, purchase, lease or rental of any housing accommodation, or to otherwise discriminate in the terms and conditions, maintenance, improvement or repair of any housing accommodation. Boise's Non-Discrimination Ordinance

Boise's Fair Housing Public Awareness Initiative