Multifamily Development in Montana

Uniform Application

One application that can be used for many of the Montana Housing Loan, Grant and Tax Credit Programs.

The Uniform Application (often referred to as the UNIAPP) and the forms provided below were developed by a working group composed of representatives from all participating programs to reduce time, effort and expense incurred when applying to multiple agencies for financial assistance.

Each program has a unique mission and individual program requirements along with different ranking priorities for funds. It is important for the applicant to contact each program to obtain the program-specific application guidelines and any program supplemental information or materials required.

Introduction and Program Descriptions 

This Uniform Application for Montana Housing Loan, Grant and Tax Credit Programs packet contains the common forms and checklists the applicant must submit when seeking financial assistance from any of the funding programs listed below.

The participating programs developed this packet and common forms and checklists to reduce the time, effort and expense incurred when applying to multiple agencies for financial assistance.

The applicant can copy the completed forms and checklists in this packet and submit them to any of the participating programs. Refer to the program descriptions to identify eligible applicants.

The following programs have adopted the application materials contained in this packet:

Montana Department of Commerce

• Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program

• Montana Board of Housing (MBOH)

• Housing Credit Program

• Multifamily Risk Sharing Program

• Multifamily General Obligation (GO) Program

• Montana HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME)

U.S. Department of Agriculture - Rural Development

• Housing Preservation Grants

• Rural Rental Housing 515 Program

• Farm Labor Housing 514 & 516 Program

• Section 538-Guaranteed Rural Rental Housing Program

• Community Facilities Loan and Grant Programs

 

Electronic Submission of Housing Applications
 

The Housing Programs at MDOC (Montana Department of Commerce) highly recommend and strongly encourage applicants to submit applications electronically.   

 

The MDOC has recently installed software for completing this process through a very secure platform.  It is very simple to use. 

 

We have not yet created the instructions that we will post on this wepbage.

 

We ask that you send an email to Mary Bair, Program Manager for Multifamily Housing.  


You will be contacted by Mary, or one of her staff, within 72 business hours.  You will receive assistance for sending your application to Commerce.



We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.

 

Fillable Uniform Application Form and Instructions

Use the instructions as you complete the Uniform Application Form for Montana Housing Projects.  Unless otherwise specified, fill in all blanks (if the question is not applicable, type NA or use a zero in the appropriate space).  Please note:  this application form was developed using spreadsheet software and will automatically calculate totals, etc.

*** Save this UNIAPP Fillable Form to your computer before filling it with data.
 

Uniform Application


UNIAPP Fillable Form Instructions

 

 

CDBG Housing Grant Application Guidelines


Housing Grant Applications and Guidelines

 

 

Each program has a unique mission and unique individual program requirements, as well as very different ranking priorities for funds. It is important for the applicant to contact each program to obtain the program-specific application guidelines and any program supplemental information or materials required.

Be sure to contact each program for specific application deadlines and guidelines.


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