All Montanans deserve a safe, healthy, and affordable place to call home. Yet, many households face housing insecurity because of a shortage of homes that fail to meet the needs of all our residents, particularly those living on low incomes, children and families, senior citizens, and people with disabilities. Montana must make progress on the great need for affordable housing by investing state dollars to build up the supply of homes affordable to all Montanans. MBPC provides research and advocacy for federal and state policies that support more production of homes and expand housing programs that make housing more affordable and accessible.

Policy Basics: The Housing Choice Voucher Program

All Montanans deserve a safe, affordable, and stable place to call home. The federal Housing Choice Voucher program is an important tool that we can use to achieve that ideal. There are several...

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Federal Emergency Rental Assistance: Keeping Montanans Housed During the Pandemic and into the Future

The new Emergency Rental Assistance funding package can help address Montana’s housing needs resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. Montana has the opportunity to deploy this federal rental...

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CARES Act: Funding for Housing and Homelessness

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Housing: An Overlooked Solution to Reducing Children in the Foster Care System

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State and Local Strategies to Improve Housing Affordability

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Investments in Affordable Housing for Renters Strengthens Montana Communities

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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.