Montana Emergency Rental Assistance Programs

Montana ERAP Treasury Programs:

The Montana Emergency Rental Assistance program is being developed following the passage of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021. Emergency Rental Assistance may be used for rent, rental arrears, and utility costs. This program will be open to households who do not exceed 80% of the Area Median Income.

Montana CARES+ Programs:

Montana Housing’s Emergency Housing Assistance program provides rent, security deposit, mortgage payment, and/ or hazard insurance assistance as-needed for Montanans who have lost a job or substantial income loss as a result of COVID-19.

  • HRDC CARES Act Rental Assistance: Havre Country

Qualified residents in Hill, Blaine, Liberty, Roosevelt, Phillips, Daniels, Sheridan and Valley Counties can receive rental assistance of up to three months’ rent paid directly to landlords to prevent homelessness.

People living and working in Missoula County can request up to $500 in rental assistance from a new emergency fund created to help landlords and renters affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Whitefish Chamber of Commerce, the Whitefish Housing Authority and the Whitefish Community Foundation have teamed up to create an emergency fund to provide one-time partial rent relief to Whitefish area renters.

These resources are for informational purposes only and should not be construed as legal advice. Landlords and Tenants are encouraged to seek specific legal advice for any of the issues as found in this blog.


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