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Governor Bullock and Little Shell Leaders Prepare for First Census

2020 Census information will be used to allocate federal services to the tribe

Governor Bullock meets with Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa leaders to discuss Census preparations.

Governor Steve Bullock today joined Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians leaders at their tribal headquarters in Great Falls to help prepare for the 2020 Census. For the first time in the history of the decennial Census, the Little Shell Tribe, after becoming federally recognized, is eligible to be accurately counted and have access to federal dollars for education, health care, and community planning.

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Imitation Census Survey Reported in Cascade County

Reminder: Official U.S. Census Bureau surveys don’t cost money to complete, are not mailed by political groups

Imitation Census document sent to Cascade County

The Montana Department of Commerce is reminding Montanans that official U.S. Census Bureau surveys will never ask respondents for money, credit card numbers or social security numbers and questionnaires will always be postmarked from the U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau.

Friday, February 14, 2020

Commerce Announces First Multifamily Coal Trust Awards to Develop Affordable Rental Homes

Funding will support 86 affordable homes in four communities

Livingston, Mont.

The Montana Department of Commerce announced Tuesday that four Montana communities will receive funding to support the development and rehabilitation of affordable rental homes through the Multifamily Coal Trust Homes program.

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Montana’s Census Complete Count Committee Releases ‘Counting All Montanans’ TV, Radio PSA

Download and distribute the PSA

"Counting all Montanans" PSA

Beginning Monday, Montana’s second Census 2020 public service announcement will start airing on broadcast television and radio stations statewide.

Monday, February 10, 2020

Survey: How should HUD dollars be used in Montana for housing and community development needs?

Participate in the 2020 Housing and Community Development Survey for the 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan

The State of Montana is developing a five-year plan to guide policy and investment for housing, economic, and other community development. The five-year plan, also known as the “Consolidated Plan for Housing and Community Development” is required by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to assess Montana’s needs and current conditions as well as to determine priorities and allocate HUD funding. 

Monday, February 3, 2020

Commerce Announces $4.5 Million in Housing Trust Fund and HOME Awards

Funding will support 294 affordable homes in Montana

The Montana Department of Commerce announced Friday that four affordable housing developers representing four Montana communities will share more than $4.5 million of federal funding through the Housing Trust Fund and HOME Investment Partnerships Program. The money will be used to support the construction, rehabilitation and preservation of affordable rental homes in Montana.

Friday, January 31, 2020

State Complete Count Committee Asks Businesses, Organizations, and Community Centers to Sign Up to Become a “Be Counted” Site

Sign up at CENSUS.MT.GOV

Be Counted Map

The Montana Census State Complete Count Committee is asking businesses, organizations, and community facilities to sign up to become a “Be Counted” site for the 2020 Census.

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

State Complete Count Committee Releases First Montana Census 2020 TV, Radio PSA

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Census "About" Ad

Beginning Monday, Montana’s first Census 2020 public service announcement will start airing on broadcast television and radio stations statewide.

Friday, January 17, 2020
Thursday, January 16, 2020

Montana Department of Commerce Announces $15 Million to Develop Affordable Homes

Now accepting applications to the Multifamily Coal Trust Homes Program

The Montana Department of Commerce announced Monday that for the first time, state dollars are now available to develop affordable rental homes. Commerce’s Montana Housing is accepting applications for the Multifamily Coal Trust Homes Program. The new program makes available $15 million of Coal Tax Trust Fund dollars to develop affordable rental homes by providing developers with low-interest rate loans.

Monday, December 9, 2019
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