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CDBG-Economic Development Application Deadline Approaching

Apply before December 18

Anaconda, Mont. main street

The Community Development Block Grant Economic Development program is accepting applications for job creation and employee training awards on a rolling basis until Dec. 18, 2019.

Friday, November 8, 2019

U.S. Census Bureau to Increase Field Wages for Montana Workers in December

Census worker

Beginning December 1, the U.S. Census Bureau will increase Census field workers’ pay rates across the country. In Montana, the wages will increase to a starting rate of $17 per hour for enumerators and $19.50 for those working in Cascade, Gallatin, Lewis and Clark, Missoula and Yellowstone Counties.

Friday, November 8, 2019

Governor Bullock Announces $31.6 Million to Develop Affordable Homes in 6 Montana Communities

Members of the Montana Board of Housing

Governor Steve Bullock today announced that more than $31.6 million in federal housing tax credits will be allocated to six communities in Montana to preserve or build new affordable homes.

Monday, October 28, 2019

Lt. Governor Cooney, Departments of Commerce and Labor & Industry Partner to Hire Montana Census Workers

U.S. Census Bureau Promotes Hiring Week Oct. 21-27 to recruit Montana Census workers

Person filling out an application

Lieutenant Governor Mike Cooney, chairman of the Montana Census Complete Count Committee, today announced that the U.S. Census Bureau aims to hire thousands of Montanans by early next year to ensure every person in the state is counted during the 2020 Census.

Monday, October 21, 2019

Explore Montana Housing's New Website

HOUSING.MT.GOV

Montana Housing's new website displayed on a computer

Montana Housing unveiled its new, streamlined website today. You'll still find us at HOUSING.MT.GOV, but what you're looking for on the site, may be in a different spot. 

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Lt. Gov. Cooney and Commerce Director Rice Celebrate Groundbreaking of 85 Affordable Homes in Helena

Lt. Gov. Mike Cooney, Commerce Director Tara Rice join Helena Mayor Wilmot Collins and other community leaders for the Red Alder groundbreaking.

Lieutenant Governor Mike Cooney and Commerce Director Tara Rice joined residents and community leaders Friday at a groundbreaking event to celebrate the future of Red Alder Residences, 85 new affordable homes for families and individuals in Helena.

Friday, September 20, 2019

Live Delivering Local Assistance Webinar on September 5!

Learn more about DLA and get answers to your questions

Keyboard

Join us Thursday, September 5 at 10:00 a.m. for an informational webinar about Montana’s new infrastructure program, Delivering Local Assistance.

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Commerce Celebrates Groundbreaking of 38 New Affordable Homes in Whitefish

Montana Department of Commerce staff joined local residents and community leaders at a groundbreaking event to celebrate the future of the Alpenglow Apartments, 38 new affordable homes for families and individuals in Whitefish.

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Deadline Approaching for New Infrastructure Grant Program to Support Local Governments, Schools

Apply before Sept. 30

Bridge in Fort Benton

Guest Column by Montana Department of Commerce Director Tara Rice

Monday, August 12, 2019

Commerce Director Rice Celebrates Newly-Renovated Affordable Homes in Lewistown

Montana Department of Commerce Director Tara Rice Wednesday joined local residents and community leaders in celebrating the grand opening of Lewistown’s Meadows Apartments, 35 newly-renovated affordable homes for seniors and individuals living with a disability.

Wednesday, July 17, 2019
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