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Affordable Housing Land Trust Project Receives HOME Funding

Commerce Announces $350,000 for Missoula’s Trust Montana to Provide Homebuyer Assistance

The Montana Department of Commerce today announced that Trust Montana, a new affordable housing land trust model in Missoula, will receive $350,000 in federal funding through Commerce’s HOME Investment Partnerships Program.

Monday, March 15, 2021

Registration for the 2021 Housing Partnership Virtual Conference is now open!

May 18-19, 2021

The Montana Housing Partnership Conference is a highly anticipated event for housing authorities, community development agencies and affordable housing developers in Montana.

Monday, March 1, 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

Commerce Announces $2.4 Million to Rehabilitate and Preserve Affordable Rental Homes

Housing Trust Fund Awards will support 133 affordable homes

MONTANA – The Montana Department of Commerce announced Tuesday that three affordable housing developers in two Montana communities will share $2.4 million of federal funding through the Housing Trust Fund Program. The funding will be used to support the rehabilitation and preservation of affordable rental homes in Montana.

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Commerce Announces $2.5 Million to Preserve and Build New Affordable Homes in 5 Montana Communities

MONTANA – The Montana Department of Commerce announced Friday more than $2.5 million in federal funding has been awarded to five Montana communities to support the rehabilitation and construction of affordable homes.

Friday, November 20, 2020

Commerce Urges Montanans Financially Impacted by COVID to Apply For Rent, Mortgage Payment Assistance

Applications must be submitted by November 10

MONTANA – The Montana Department of Commerce is reminding Montanans who have lost income due to the COVID-19 pandemic that they may be eligible for rent, deposit or mortgage payment assistance and to apply now to the Emergency Housing Assistance Program. All applications must be received by 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 10. The program will continue to process applications received by the deadline, and all applications approved by December 30, 2020 will be provided assistance.  

Monday, November 2, 2020

Commerce Department Launches Program to Provide Legal Assistance for Montanans Facing Pandemic-Related Evictions

MONTANA – The Montana Department of Commerce announced Tuesday a new partnership with the Montana Legal Services Association (MLSA) to form the Montana Eviction Intervention Project, a new program that will provide civil legal assistance for Montanans facing evictions as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Deadline Approaching to Apply for Rent, Mortgage Assistance

Emergency Housing Assistance Application Deadline is Nov. 10

MONTANA – Montanans who have lost income due to the COVID-19 pandemic may be eligible for rent and mortgage payment assistance, but time is running out to apply for the monthly assistance. The Montana Department of Commerce announced Wednesday all applications must be received by Tuesday, Nov. 10.

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Governor Bullock Announces $32.4 Million to Develop Affordable Homes in 5 Montana Communities

MONTANA - Governor Steve Bullock today announced more than $32.4 million in federal housing tax credits will be allocated to developments in five communities in Montana to preserve or build more than 160 new affordable homes.

Monday, October 19, 2020

Montana Housing Announces $550,000 to Support Housing Choice Voucher and Veterans Program Renters and Landlords

Montana Housing at the Department of Commerce announced Thursday two new housing assistance programs that will provide at least $550,000 of federal CARES Act funding for deposit assistance and assistance for repairs and upgrades for renters and landlords who participate in the Housing Choice Voucher, Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH), and Mainstream Voucher programs.  

Friday, September 18, 2020
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