LEAP in the News

LEAP’s impact in the community has not gone unnoticed. Here’s what some of Idaho’s and even the nation’s biggest news outlets are saying about us:

USA Today: April 21, 2019
Idaho Statesman: April 19, 2019
KTVB: April 23, 2019

To read the full story, click on the articles above.

Other Stories:

August 27, 2020

LEAP, indieDwell collaborate on affordable housing development in Nampa

Idaho Press Staff, Idaho Press

 

August 27, 2020

More houses, apartments. A low-income duplex. Medical offices. What’s coming near you

Kate Talerico, David Staats, Hayley Harding & John Sowell, Idaho Statesman

 

August 26,2020

Mobile-home parks face pressure to sell. 2 Garden City parks just secured their future

John Sowell, Idaho Statesman

 

August 25, 2020

LEAP and indieDwell to bring new affordable duplexes to Nampa

Autum Robertson, BoiseDev

 

August 4, 2020

Housing and health: St. Al’s partners with LEAP to help create more affordable housing in Boise

Anna Daly Gamboa, BoiseDev

 

August 4, 2020

LEAP, St. Alphonsus-funded land trust to build affordable homes

Catie Clark, Idaho Business Review

 

August 3, 2020

Community leaders in Boise work to ease shortage of affordable housing

Trevor Fay, Idaho News 2

 

July 29, 2020

$212,000 can still buy a new home in Boise housing market, if you don’t earn too much

John Sowell, Idaho Stateman

 

July 29, 2020

LEAP Housing Solutions launches subdivision with 14 affordable homes for purchase

Margaret Carmel, Idaho Press

 

July 29, 2020

More affordable housing coming to Treasure Valley through Saint Alphonsus Health System partnership

Meredith Spelbring, Idaho News 6

 

July 22, 2020

Mobile home residents successfully buy land from owners

Anna Daly Gamboa, BoiseDev

 

July 21, 2020

Mobile home residents successfully buy community

Independent Enterprise, Argus Observer

 

May 29, 2020

Shipping container housing development opens in Boise

KIVI Staff, Idaho News 6

 

May 28, 2020

Want to live in an affordable Boise container home? These new ones will likely go fast

John Sowell, Idaho Statesman

 

December 25, 2019

Treasure Valley family of 6 moves into new house for Christmas after living in an attic

Shirah Matsuzawa, KTVB 7

 

December 24, 2019

Idaho family goes from attic to a home in time for Christmas

John Sowell, Idaho Statesman

 

August 26, 2019

Caldwell property to become first resident-owned mobile home park in Idaho

Erin Bamer, Idaho Press

 

July 24, 2019

Caldwell mobile-home dwellers offer hope for saving Valley’s most-affordable housing

Jerry Brady, Idaho Statesman

 

June 29, 2019

‘Boise Boys’ yard sale raises over $10,000 to help people find affordable housing

KTVB Staff, KTVB 7

 

June 27, 2019

“Boise Boys” to host charity yard sale

Steve Bertel, Idaho News 6

 

June 27, 2019

‘Boise Boys’ yard sale this Saturday benefits affordable housing program

KTVB Staff, KTVB 7

 

June 14, 2019

Windy Court provides affordable housing from shipping containers

Richard Copeland, Boise State Public Radio 

 

June 2, 2019

Tour inside the new Boise rentals made from recycled shipping containers

Karen Lehr, Idaho News 6

 

May 31, 2019

Windy Court holding public open house

KIVI Staff, Idaho News 6

 

May 28, 2019

Affordable housing in shipping containers open in Boise

Margaret Carmel, Idaho Press

 

May 28, 2019

Struggling Boise mother receives affordable shipping-container house

John Sowell, Idaho Statesman

 

May 14, 2019

Boise-based company to feature new housing prototype at innovative housing showcase

CBS 2 Staff, Idaho News 2

 

April 23, 2019

Shipping containers become the latest solution to the Treasure Valley’s affordable housing crisis

Shirah Matsuzawa, KTVB 7

 

April 20, 2019

Boise nonprofit offers homes made of steel containers

Associated Press

 

March 5, 2019

This Boise nonprofit works to ease the affordable-housing crisis, one home at a time

John Sowell, Idaho Statesman

 

Jan. 30, 2019

Avenues for Hope housing challenge aids Idaho homeless population

KIVI Staff, Idaho News 6

 

Jan. 3, 2019

Boise firm starts making homes from shipping containers. This family just moved into one

John Sowell, Idaho Statesman

 

Dec. 31, 2018

Affiliate brings ROC model to Boise

Melissa Proulx, ROC USA

 

Dec. 17, 2018

LEAP Charities helps refugee families find a ‘new beginning’

Alexis Goree, Idaho News 2

 

Feb. 20, 2018

Could IndieDwell shipping container homes solve Boise low-income housing problem?

Jerry Brady, Idaho Statesman