Housing & Community Development

Creating a Diverse and Vibrant Missoula  

Through public and private partnerships, the Office of Housing and Community Development invests in the following initiatives:
  • Increase housing options that are affordable to all levels of our community
  • Ensure a strong safety net for those living in poverty through the implementation of Reaching Home: Missoula's 10 Year Plan to End Homelessness
  • Support economic development opportunities to help our community grow

Comments on City of Missoula's Annual Action Plan Requested

Notice is hereby given that the City of Missoula is asking for public comment on its draft annual Action Plan that describes activities that it will undertake as a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Entitlement City and as a Home Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) Participating Jurisdiction for the program year beginning July 1, 2018. The City’s Program Year 2018 draft annual Action Plan, which includes project funding recommendations, is now available for a 30-day public review and comment period, ending on Monday, June 11, 2018. Oral and written comments and questions are encouraged. Funding recommendations and the Action Plan will be heard before the Administration & Finance Committee of the City Council at its regular meeting May 9, 2018, and at a public hearing tentatively scheduled before the City Council at its regular meeting May 21, 2018 at 7 p.m. Both meetings will be held in the City Council Chambers at 140 West Pine Street in Missoula.

Public comments on the City’s proposed activities submitted by June 11, 2018 will be included in the final version of the annual Action Plan submitted to the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Comments may be made in writing to the City of Missoula Office of Housing and Community Development (HCD), 435 Ryman, Missoula, MT, 59802 or via email to cwoodrow@ci.missoula.mt.us. HCD welcomes comments on its HOME and CDBG activities, Consolidated Plan and annual Action Plans on a year-round basis.


Copies of the draft Action Plan can be found here. The plan is also available for review at HCD at 435 Ryman; at the City of Missoula Development Services office in City Hall at 435 Ryman; or on HCD’s website at http://www.ci.missoula.mt.us/2086/Housing-Community-Development. Any person wishing to be heard on the matter may appear at the meetings or submit written comments to HCD by June 11, 2018. To receive a copy of the draft Action Plan or to review it in an alternative format, or to request special accommodations in order to participate, please contact HCD at 406.552.6394 or email cwoodrow@ci.missoula.mt.us, or contact the Montana Relay Service at TTY 711.

Public Comments on Environmental Review Record

The City of Missoula welcomes public comment on the NOTICE OF FINDING OF NO SIGNFICANT IMPACT AND NOTICE OF INTENT TO REQUEST RELEASE OF FUNDS with respect to the City of Missoula Invest Health Sidewalks project until Tuesday, January 23rd.

For complete details, please view the Combined Notice of Finding of No Significant Impact and Notice of Intent to Request Release of Funds.

You may also view the draft Environmental Assessment for this project.

Any individual, group, or agency may submit written comments on the ERR to the City of Missoula Office of Housing and Community Development (HCD), 435 Ryman, Missoula, MT 59802 or wsebern@ci.missoula.mt.us. All comments received by January 23, 2018 will be considered by the City of Missoula prior to authorizing submission of a request for release of funds.