Missoula Housing Authority
Our 2020 FSS Summer Newsletter is out! Check out stories about our FSS participants, community resources, and more!
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.
We have broken ground on the Cornerstone Apartments!
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.
MHA’s Board of Commissioners has decided to move forward with Streamlined Voluntary Conversion (SVC).
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 (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”.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
Missoula Housing Authority’s Public Housing staff hosted their annual Public Housing Resident holiday party on November 28, 2018.
The Missoula Housing Authority (MHA) will host a meeting with the Taiwan Minister of Labor at the MHA offices on July 26, 2018.
The Missoula Housing Authority will be moving away from in person housing rental applications beginning June 1, 2018.
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