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Report shows where rent is highest in Montana counties

KULR 8 Finance experts say that the cost of living in Missoula is so high that someone making minimum wage would have to work 81 hours a week to afford average rent for a two-bedroom home. This...

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Missoula by the numbers

Missoula Independent Hey UM students — welcome to Missoula, or welcome back. Classes start the 27th, we hear, so you’ll be neck-deep in it soon. But before you disappear with your head in a...

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New data shows many Carbon County families struggling with affordable housing

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Report: Missoula's low-income earners squeezed by high rental prices

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Forgotten Communities: How state budget cuts gut public aid infrastructure in Montana’s rural counties

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Growth and taxes: Can Alaska’s local option sales tax system prove a model for Montana?

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MyVyllage: Missoula start-up mentors new child care businesses, connects families

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105-unit affordable housing complex proposed for former Skyvew trailer park site

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MBPC is a nonprofit organization focused on providing credible and timely research and analysis on budget, tax, and economic issues that impact low- and moderate-income Montana families.