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Family Self-Sufficiency Participant Success Story!

June 16th 2021

Read a recent success story about one of our FSS participants!


Villagio Groundbreaking Ceremony

May 17th 2021

The virtual groundbreaking ceremony took place on May 20, 2021. Check out the YouTube link to view the recording!


MHA opens new waitlist

March 8th 2021

Missoula Housing Authority will be opening a new waitlist April 1, 2021.


MHA adopts new waiting list preferences for special disabled vouchers

March 8th 2021

Missoula Housing Authority (MHA) has adopted two limited local preferences for the Housing Choice Voucher program. This post is to inform you of the preferences and how you can update your application if you are eligible for a preference.


2021 Spring FSS Newsletter!

March 5th 2021

Our 2021 Spring Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) Newsletter is out!


Waitlist Closure Notice

December 2nd 2020

MHA has closed its Public Housing and Maclay Commons Project-Based Section 8 Voucher waitlists.


Cornerstone Apartments Virtual Open House

November 9th 2020

Cornerstone Apartments Virtual Open House: Latest Missoula Housing Authority project & new “Carbon Offset” launch. In case you missed the virtual open house, you can view a recording of it here:


Annual Subsidized Housing Waitlist Update

November 6th 2020

Our annual update of the waitlist for our subsidized housing programs has begun.


Planning Ahead for Disaster Recovery

September 2nd 2020

Every five years the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) requires counties to update their pre-disaster mitigation plans to qualify for both pre-disaster and post-disaster mitigation assistance. WGM Group, Inc., (WGM Group) in coordination with Mineral County and the St. Regis Resort District, will be taking a broad look at natural disasters and a few manmade hazards that could affect Mineral County. We will be examining everything from wildland fires and floods to pandemics or hazmat spills, and looking at how the County would prepare and respond to each scenario.


REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS: 2020-A01 Annual Audit Services

August 21st 2020

The Missoula Housing Authority is requesting proposals for both annual A-133 audits and annual audits for each of the Housing Authority’s Low Income Housing Tax Credit projects. All interested parties should submit proposals to the Missoula Housing Authority office by 4:00 p.m. on September 4, 2020.


2020 FSS Summer Newsletter!

July 3rd 2020

Our 2020 FSS Summer Newsletter is out! Check out stories about our FSS participants, community resources, and more!



March 17th 2020

Missoula Housing Authority has made several policy changes in response to COVID-19. Effective March 16, 2020 all MHA offices are closed to the public. We will continue to serve the public via mail, phone, fax, email, and virtual appointment.


Cornerstone Apartments Update

January 28th 2020

We have broken ground on the Cornerstone Apartments!


MHA adopts new waiting list preferences for special disabled vouchers

January 24th 2020

Missoula Housing Authority (MHA) board has adopted two limited local preferences for the Housing Choice Voucher program. This post is to inform you of the preferences and how you can update your application if you are eligible for a preference.


Public Housing Streamlined Voluntary Conversion UPDATE

January 9th 2020

MHA’s Board of Commissioners has decided to move forward with Streamlined Voluntary Conversion (SVC).


Missoula Housing Authority is awarded new vouchers to serve disabled families

November 18th 2019

Missoula Housing Authority has been awarded an allotment of 20 new Section 8 vouchers through what is called the Mainstream Voucher program.  These vouchers will serve families that have disabled members who are 18 or older and under 62 years old.


Family Self Sufficiency Program Participant Achieves Homeownership

October 18th 2019

Family Self Sufficiency (FSS) participant, Bronwyn and her children achieved their long-term goal of owning their own home. According to Bronwyn, “It’s been a journey; setting goals and with the FSS support for inspiration and advice, this is a dream come true”.


Executive Director, Lori Davidson, recognized with Lifetime Champion of Housing Award

June 18th 2019

Lori Davidson, Executive Director, was awarded the Lifetime Champion of Housing award at the 2019 Montana Housing Partnership/Mountain Plains NAHRO Conference in Billings, MT.


New Affordable Housing Project proposed

May 28th 2019

Missoula County and the City of Missoula are excited to announce a mixed-use development that will provide homes to individuals and families on fixed incomes, dedicate permanent supportive housing to people experiencing chronic homelessness in our community, and open a navigation center to support people with high barriers to housing, including those re-entering our community from the criminal justice system. This development is made possible through a four-acre land donation by Missoula County.


Public Housing Streamlined Voluntary Conversion Notice

May 24th 2019

You are invited to a resident meeting to talk about the Missoula Housing Authority’s plans to convert its public housing units from the public housing program to Section 8 rental assistance under the Streamlined Voluntary Conversion (SVC) program.


Veteran Successfully Completes Family Self Sufficiency Program

April 12th 2019

The Valor House Program gave this Navy Veteran the stepping stone he needed for economic stability and safe housing. Stephen had moved into Valor House 5 years ago, homeless, no income, and desperately in need of a fresh state on life.


Homeless to housed in …. 6 hours!

January 14th 2019

This morning MH was living outside, having been homeless on and off for 9 years. At 10 a.m. he had his first meeting with MHA staff to determine his eligibility for Permanent Supportive Housing program known as Shelter Plus Care. By 3 p.m. not only was he approved, the unit located and inspected, he had leased and began moving in!


Featured FSS Participant: The Rambo Family

December 10th 2018

Chantel, Michael and their 18 month old son, Timmy were half way to Alabama, fleeing homelessness in Missoula, when they received a phone call stating that they had been approved for a Public Housing apartment in Missoula.


2018 Public Housing Resident Holiday Party

December 10th 2018

Missoula Housing Authority’s Public Housing staff hosted their annual Public Housing Resident holiday party on November 28, 2018.


Missoula Housing Authority (MHA) to Host Taiwan Minister of Labor as Part of a U.S. Labor Department Tour

July 24th 2018

The Missoula Housing Authority (MHA) will host a meeting with the Taiwan Minister of Labor at the MHA offices on July 26, 2018.


Missoula Housing Authority (MHA) Launches Missoula.House, a New Online Rental Application Portal

June 1st 2018

The Missoula Housing Authority will be moving away from in person housing rental applications beginning June 1, 2018.