Idaho established a housing trust fund in ‘92, but it was never funded. What happened?

BOISE (Idaho Capital Sun) – Headlines about housing from 1992 editions of the Idaho Statesman feel eerily familiar.

Growth puts squeeze on number of available rentals in area

Report says Idaho has housing woes

Officials look for ways to ease growth burden

Forum focuses on need for more affordable housing

That year, Cecil Andrus — Idaho’s most recent Democratic governor — enjoyed a near-even split of Democrats and Republicans in the Senate chamber of the Legislature, a ratio that has never happened since.