Missoula Housing Authority

1235 34th Street
Missoula, Missoula County, Montana 59801

Missoula Housing Authority is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of September 20th, 2021, Missoula Housing Authority has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

Missoula Housing Authority serves Missoula.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
Missoula Housing Authority Public Housing Open Until Further Notice
Missoula Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Unknown

Open Missoula Housing Authority Waiting Lists

During the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, some waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice. Application methods may change, as well. Visit the housing authority's website for the latest on its current operations, if one is available. If there is no information online, you can contact the housing authority directly. Office operations may be different from usual, and it may take days or weeks to get a response.

Missoula Housing Authority Website: http://missoulahousing.org/.

Missoula Housing Authority Phone: (406) 549-4113.

Open Until Further Notice: Public Housing Waiting List

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Missoula Housing Authority (MHA) Public Housing waiting list is currently open, since at least January 10, 2019, until further notice. Waiting lists for a specific community or bedroom size may be closed.

To apply, complete the online application here.

For more information, visit the MHA Public Housing page here.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (406) 549-4113.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 03/07/2019.

Other Missoula Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Unknown: Missoula Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List
The status of this waiting list is unknown. If you have information regarding this waiting list contact us.

Last Updated on 01/10/2019.

About Missoula Housing Authority

More information about Missoula Housing Authority can be found on its website at http://missoulahousing.org/.

Representatives of Missoula Housing Authority may be available by phone at (406) 549-4113. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 09/20/2021, it is not known if Missoula Housing Authority is either absorbing or billing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


About the Missoula Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Missoula Housing Authority manages 893 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of June 30th, 2021:

Standard Homeownership Family Unification Tenant Protection Ported Out VASH
Vouchers 696 18 9 132 9 29
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $548 $553 $485 $699 $853 $483
Monthly Cost $381,219 $9,959 $4,364 $92,307 $7,675 $13,993

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Missoula Housing Authority

Waiting List and Tenancy

According to the 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households database, the housing authority's voucher program has an annual turnover of 14% having issued approximately 55 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 7 years and 8 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 39 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2 persons and has a household income of $12,765 per year. 93% of households were very low income (VLI) and 70% were extremely low income (ELI). 24% of households had wages as a major source of income, 1% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 70% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

1% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 48% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 27% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 24% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 2% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

35% of households included children, 9% of which had two adults in the household. 30% of households with children have a female head of household. 70% of all households were headed by a female.

14% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 1% of all heads of households being Black and 0% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Missoula Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 34% include at least one person with a disability. 54% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 66% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

37% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 35% with 2 bedrooms and 28% with 3 or more bedrooms. 24% of voucher recipients are considered overhoused, meaning they occupy a rental unit larger than their family size requires.

Rent, Assistance, and Utility Allowances

The average monthly tenant contribution to rent by Missoula Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $319 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $638. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $105.



1. This Picture of Subsidized Households data field is the average wait time of those who received a voucher in the preceding 12 months. Due to special voucher programs like VASH, recent waiting list purges, or waiting list preferences the average wait time can vary significantly from one year to the next and it is entirely possible many current applicants on the waiting list have been waiting for assistance for far longer.


Public Housing Apartments Operated by Missoula Housing Authority

Silvertip Apartments

1311 E Broadway St
Missoula, Montana
$699-875
1-2 BR

Missoula

1819 S 8th St W
Missoula, Montana

Missoula

207 Grandview Way
Missoula, Montana

Low Income Housing Managed by Missoula Housing Authority

Grandview Place Apartments

150 Grandview Way
Missoula, Montana
$863
2-3 BR
Subsidized

Council Groves Apartments

1904 S 3rd St W
Missoula, Montana
Call For Rent
1-4 BR
Subsidized

Phillips Apartments

1805 Phillips St
Missoula, Montana
Call For Rent
1 BR

Fireweed Court

1437 S 1st St W
Missoula, Montana
Call For Rent
2-3 BR

Lenox Flats

307 Woody St
Missoula, Montana
Call For Rent
Studio-2 BR

Parkside Village Apartments

3602 Stephens Ave S
Missoula, Montana
Call For Rent
Studio-2 BR

Gold Dust Apartments

330 N 1st St W
Missoula, Montana
Call For Rent
Studio-3 BR

Solstice Apartments

1535 Liberty Ln
Missoula, Montana
Call For Rent
Studio-2 BR

Creekside Apartments

1405 E Broadway St
Missoula, Montana
$680-1,050
Studio-3 BR
Market Rate

Equinox Apartments

1515 Liberty Ln
Missoula, Montana
Call For Rent
Studio-2 BR

Orchard Gardens

210 N Grove St
Missoula, Montana
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Garden District

220 S. Catlin
Missoula, Montana

Glengarra Place

3900 Galway Ave
Missoula, Montana
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

110 California Street

110 California Street
Missoula, Montana

Sweetgrass Commons Apartments

1137 Montana St
Missoula, Montana
Call For Rent
Studio-3 BR