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Boise Homeowners Plan Lawsuit Over Unstable Ground

Idaho Statesman

A group of Boise homeowners are planning a lawsuit over shifting ground that has moved their homes over the past few weeks.

KTVB-TV reports that two homeowners in Boise foothills neighborhood have already filed tort claims against the city and the Ada County Highway District, and others say they plan to file lawsuits against the developer and engineers of the Terra Nativa subdivision.

Homeowners say more research should have been done before the subdivision was built. Now, the highway district has closed a road in the neighborhood due to landslide risk. Homeowners are asking the highway district and Boise city officials to temporarily open Alto Via Court, to allow them to move out of their homes.