Latest Reports

Rental Affordability in Montana (Or Lack Thereof)

Montana is facing a housing affordability crisis. Too many families with low or moderate incomes in Montana cannot afford a home due to rising housing...

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The Status of Women in Montana: Advancing Policy for Economic Equity

Women in Montana have a long history of economic contributions and success. However, women are still underpaid relative to men, are more likely to...

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HB 819: Bridging the Gap to Affordable Housing

The 2025 Legislature will likely continue to seek solutions to Montana’s housing crisis. Fortunately, some simple changes to HB 819 can help...

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Lessons Learned From The Medicaid Unwinding

Since April 2023, the Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) has been determining eligibility for Medicaid recipients. During the...

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Montana Budget & Policy Center

Shaping policy for a stronger Montana.

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.