Carbon County Connect Coordinator Contact Information 

connect@rlacf.org

(406) 446-2820

All businesses and services listed are independently owned and operated. The Red Lodge Area Community Foundation does not endorse or guarantee any services provided and cannot be held liable for any claims/damages that may arise from services rendered or from agreements between the client and professional.

HOUSING

LOCAL HOUSING

MOUNTAIN SPRINGS VILLA RESIDENT OWNED COMMUNITY

WHO

  • Low to moderate income families.

WHAT

  • Resident owned community of manufactured homes.

  • All 26 lots with homes currently filled - contact by phone for updates or inquiries. 

WHERE

  • 1 Couts Ave, Red Lodge, MT 59068

  • 406-446-3603

  • Website

RED LODGE APARTMENTS

WHO

  • Rent determined by income.

WHAT

  • 24 total units 12 one bedroom units, 8 two bedroom units, and 4 three bedroom units.

  • Rent subsidizes available depending on adjusted income.

  • Appliances furnished, laundry facility and carpeted.

  • No pets.

  • Rent includes water, sewage and garbage.

WHERE

  • 1120 S Edick Ave, #A6, Red Lodge, MT 59068

  • 406-446-3108

  • Monday-Wednesday 10am-2pm

MOUNTAINVIEW APARTMENTS

COST

  • One bedroom is $425 a month and two bedroom is $525 a month.

WHAT

  • 32 units, both one and two bedroom apartments with rent subsidized for those eligible (section 8 accepted).

  • Water, garbage and sewage included with rent.

  • Apartment kitchens include fridge, stove/oven and dishwasher.

  • Apartments are carpeted and complex includes laundry facilities.

  • Income restrictions must be met, contact office for application.

WHERE

FRONTIER APARTMENTS

COST

  • $605 a month and may be adjusted to make affordable based on 30%   income eligibility 

WHAT

  • 24 total units, 17 can be rent subsidized.

  • All one bedroom apartments.

  • Utilities included in rent.

WHERE

  • 1115 South Adams Avenue, Red Lodge, MT 59068

  • 406-446-4626

STATE PROGRAMS 

HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHERS

WHO 

  • Family’s income may not exceed 50% of the median income for the county or metropolitan area in which the family chooses to live. 

 

COST

  • None

WHAT

  • Program assists very low-income families, the elderly, and the disabled to afford decent, safe, and sanitary housing in the private market.

  • How to apply

WHERE

  • 2415 1st Ave, Billings, MT 59101

  • 406-245-6391

  • Website

MONTANA BOARD OF HOUSING

WHO 

  • Family’s income may not exceed 50% of the median income for the county or metropolitan area in which the family chooses to live. 

 

COST

  • None

WHAT

  • Disabled Home Ownership Program.

  • Multifamily Loan Program.

  • NeighborWorks Montana Programs.

  • Single Family Bond Program.

WHERE

  • 301 S Park Ave, Room 240, Helena, MT 59601

  • 406-841-2841

  • Website

MONTANA FAIR HOUSING

WHO 

  • Equal opportunity for all housing-related transactions. 

 

COST

  • None

WHAT

  • Private, full-service, nonprofit organization dedicated to the elimination of housing discrimination and the advancement of civil rights.

WHERE

  • 501 East Front St, Suite 504, Butte, MT 59701

  • 1-800-929-2611

  • Website

THE HOME CENTER

WHO 

  • Services available to everyone, counseling is free, some fees for classes. 

  • Many people lack the resources to obtain proper housing or their own home. The Home Center can help everyone achieve their goals of finding the housing that’s right for them.  The Home Center’s mission is to further equal access to affordable, sustainable and healthy housing
     

WHEN

  • Year round

    • See website for details and 1st time homebuyer, budget, insurance, savings, and credit class schedules

COST

  • Varies, some classes are free, others have associated fees

WHAT

•    Homebuyer Education
•    Financial Education Classes (free, pre-registration required)
•    Savings for Tomorrow 
•    Rental Counseling
•    Rental Search
•    Pre-purchase Counseling
•    Budget Counseling

WHERE

  • 3124 1st Avenue North, Billings, MT, 59101

  • (406) 206-2717

  • Website

FEDERAL PROGRAMS

US DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING & URBAN DEVELOPMENT

WHO 

  • Anyone in need of safe, secure, and affordable housing.

WHAT

  • Public Housing Agency.

  • Home Investment Partnership Income HOME.

  • Low Income Housing Tax Credit.

WHERE

  • 901 Front St, Suite 1300, Helena, MT 59626

  • 406-449-5050

  • Website

WHEN

  • Monday - Friday 8am-4:30pm

US DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

WHO 

  • Housing for individuals. 

WHAT

  • USDA provides homeownership opportunities to rural Americans, and home renovation and repair programs. USDA also provides financing to elderly, disabled, or low-income rural residents in multi-unit housing complexes to ensure that they are able to make rent payments.

  • Multi-Family Housing Rentals

    • Provides an additional source of support for households with incomes too low to pay the HCFP subsidized (basic) rent from their own resources. 

  • Single Family Housing Direct Home Loans

    • Used to help low-income individuals or households purchase homes in rural areas. Funds can be used to build, repair, renovate or relocate a home, or to purchase and prepare sites, including providing water and sewage facilities.

  • Single Family Housing Guaranteed Loan Program

    • This program assists approved lenders in providing low- and moderate-income households the opportunity to own adequate, modest, decent, safe and sanitary dwellings as their primary residence in eligible rural areas. Eligible applicants may build, rehabilitate, improve or relocate a dwelling in an eligible rural area. The program provides a 90% loan note guarantee to approved lenders in order to reduce the risk of extending 100% loans to eligible rural homebuyers

    • Applicants must meet income-eligibility

  • Single Family Housing Repair Loans and Grants

    • Also known as the Section 504 Home Repair program, this provides loans to very-low-income homeowners to repair, improve or modernize their homes or grants to elderly very-low-income homeowners to remove health and safety hazards.

WHERE

  • 1629 Ave D, Building A6, Billings, MT 59102

  • 406-657-6297 ext 4

  • Website