Demolition has started on what was previously known as Whites Mortuary in Downtown Twin Falls so that more housing can be put in place. "Park Place" will be a residential development overlooking Twin Falls City Park.
I feel so grateful to have bought a home here in the Treasure Valley five years ago. Since then the market has boomed and there is no way I could afford a home in the Boise area now. A lot of people are being priced out to buy because housing is up 75%.
Some housing authorities in southwestern Idaho are struggling to keep up with a rising demand for affordable housing that is the result of a large increase in farm businesses seeking temporary foreign guest workers under the H-2A visa program.