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Emergency Housing Assistance Program | Montana Board of Housing/Housing Division


State AgencyMontana Board of Housing/Housing Division
Program NameEmergency Housing Assistance Program
Program Description

A new program established to provide financial relief for renters and homeowners who have experienced a loss of income resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Program Websitehousing.mt.gov
Program StatusAccepting Applicants
Eligibility Criteria

• Households experiencing a loss of income must provide documentation showing decreased income.
• Must not be a recipient of rental assistance programs such as Section 8.

Eligible Activities
  • Rent
  • Move-in Fees (including security deposit, background checks, etc.)
  • Mortgage (may include principal and interest)
  • Homeowners Insurance (may include hazard insurance)
Direct Recipient of Assistance
  • Landlord
  • Mortgage Servicer
Administration StructureComing Soon
Maximum Length of Assistance

Coming Soon

Maximum Assistance Available Per Household

Up to $2,000 per month, with a $250 minimum

Household Contribution RequirementsOther
Funding Source
  • Coronavirus Relief Funds (CARES Act)
Total Funding Amount of Program$50,000,000.00

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