Affordable Housing Solutions

LEAP is a Boise-based nonprofit that assists community members in need of affordable housing through innovative, new programs/projects. Our hope is the discovery of solutions for the 8,000+ unit deficit of affordable rentals in Boise.

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Communities Transformed


Creating hope for a better future.

Secure Housing

Providing stability through housing.


Building meaningful relationships.

Welcome Housing

Welcome Housing provides cozy, affordable, and furnished housing units to refugee families. LEAP aims to provide a better beginning for newly arrived refugees in Boise through housing and hospitality.

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Yes You Can

Assisting cost-burdened renters overcome barriers to homeownership through connection to homebuyer education, credit counseling, debt reduction services, and down payment assistance.

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Housing Development

LEAP’s first development project is a 4 unit community in NW Boise with local builder indieDwell. These 4 bed, 2 bath units are for extremely low-income households in need of affordable rental housing.

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Resident Owned Communities (ROC)

LEAP is the Idaho affiliate of ROC USA and focuses on assisting mobile home communities to cooperatively own their land.

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Recent Posts

Welcome House #3 Open for Business

Over the past month the LEAP team along with incredible community members worked tirelessly to transform the first Bench Condo into a comfortable and beautiful Welcome House. LEAP is leasing to own 3 condos in this complex and this is […]

LEAP-ing into Spring

LEAP has had a busy start to 2018!  Welcome Housing Expansion LEAP has been fundraising since the summer of 2017 to purchase 3 condos on the Boise bench to expand the Welcome Housing service. Those units are now 43% fundraised […]

Remembering Our First Guests

Welcome Housing is coming up on its 1 year anniversary, and the past 12 months have so many good memories of moments shared with people from all over the world. Here is the story of the first family who came […]

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