West Central Mountains Housing Trust
​                                      PO Box 7 McCall, ID 83638


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Who Needs Affordable Housing?

​Families who pay more than 30 percent of their income for housing are considered cost burdened and may have difficulty affording necessities such as food, clothing, transportation and medical care. An estimated 12 million renter and homeowner households now pay more than 50 percent of their annual incomes for housing. A family with one full-time worker earning the minimum wage cannot afford the local fair-market rent for a two-bedroom apartment anywhere in the United States.

Cities Served

  • Rent has increased roughly 35% to 50% since 2000
  • Median house prices have risen as much as 116% since 2004
  • Limited availability.  Need for almost 500 units in City of McCall alone.
  •  Housing is not affordable.  Approximately 1,500 households spend close to 30% of their gross income on housing alone.
  • ​Median house cost was $216,970 in 2013 while average yearly family income was $50,490

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