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Federal Eviction Ban Extended for Renters

Centers for Disease Control Eviction Moratorium for Renters Effective Through June 30, 2021

On March 29, 2021, the Centers for Disease Control extended the temporary ban on residential evictions until June 30, 2021. 

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

How to Prepare for Your Application for Emergency Rental Assistance

Emergency Rental Assistance Program Coming Soon

The Montana Emergency Rental Assistance program will provide rent and utility assistance to Montanans who have been financially impacted, directly or indirectly, by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Commerce Announces 15 Montana Communities to Receive CDBG Planning Grants

MONTANA – The Montana Department of Commerce announced Thursday that 15 Montana communities will share $511,000 in federal grant funding through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program. These grants will support planning activities for critical infrastructure and community development projects across Montana.

Thursday, December 31, 2020

Montana Housing Guidance on COVID-19

At Montana Housing, within the Department of Commerce, we are closely monitoring the impacts of the novel Coronavirus or COVID-19. We will communicate with statewide housing partners any relevant information about COVID-19 and how it affects affordable homes in Montana.

Friday, September 4, 2020

Governor Bullock Announces $123 Million Available in Emergency Grants

Grants available May 7 to support homeowners, renters, small businesses, public services

Governor Steve Bullock

Governor Steve Bullock today announced that families, small businesses, non-profits, health services centers and individuals across Montana hardest-hit by impacts of COVID-19 will be eligible to apply for grants through nine new programs created in response to the emergency.

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Emergency Housing Assistance Now Available for Montana Families Hardest Hit by COVID-19

The Montana Department of Commerce announced Friday that families who have suffered substantial financial hardship as a result of COVID-19 may now apply for rental assistance through the Emergency Housing Assistance program.

Friday, April 17, 2020

Governor Bullock Announces Consumer Protections to Lessen Financial Hardships on Montanans During COVID-19 Pandemic

New Directive Temporarily Stops Evictions, Foreclosures and Cancellation of Utilities

MONTANA – Governor Steve Bullock today announced consumer protections to lessen the economic impacts on Montanans during the COVID-19 statewide emergency by stopping evictions, foreclosures and cancellation of utility services including water, heating and internet service.

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Montana Housing Partnership Conference Rescheduled to May 2021

A one-day virtual event will take place on June 16, 2020

To protect against the spread of novel coronavirus or COVID-19 Montana Housing and NeighborWorks Montana have decided to move to a one-day virtual format for the annual housing partnership conference originally scheduled for June 15-17, and postpone an in-person conference to May of 2021. While we are incredibly disappointed we won’t be gathering in person this year, the health and safety of our sponsors and attendees is our number one priority.

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Montana Housing to Take Mortgage Payments by Phone, Mail Only

Customer Service Window to Temporarily Close

The Montana Department of Commerce announced Friday that the customer service window at Montana Housing will be temporarily closed to public visitors starting Monday, March 23, to protect against the spread of the novel coronavirus or COVID-19.

Friday, March 20, 2020

Help Guide Policy and Investment for Montana Housing, Community Development

2020 Consolidated Plan Hearing on March 23

The Montana Departments of Commerce (Commerce) and Public Health & Human Services (DPHHS) invite you to participate in a public hearing Monday, March 23, 2020, concerning the state’s five-year plan to guide policy and investment for housing, economic, and other community development. 

Monday, March 9, 2020
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