January 26, 2021

Points Consulting now HUBZone Certified

Points Consulting (PC)  has been certified as a HubZone small business by the Small Business Administration (SBA). With this certification, the consulting company, which specializes in public/private initiatives, has greater access to federal opportunities. Each year the government limits competition for certain contracts to businesses in historically underutilized business zones - the current target for which is at 3% for… Continue Reading

May 20, 2020

Idaho Housing Affordability Data Tool

Hi All:I just finished developing a Tableau visualization that demonstrates housing affordability for each county in Idaho. For those not familiar with data from Housing & Urban Development (HUD), they parcel out the population by "area median income." This allows us to more easily see what segments of the population are hit hardest by housing costs. Another important factor is… Continue Reading

October 3, 2019

Palouse Regional Housing Assessment

Moscow, ID— October 1, 2019 - The Partnership for Economic Prosperity, (PEP) has released its Regional Housing Needs Assessment report as of September 25, 2019. “As we worked towards economic prosperity in Latah county, we kept hearing that there were three big issues: workforce, broadband, and housing”, says Gina Taruscio, Executive Director of PEP. “In this case, we decided to… Continue Reading