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Help Guide Policy and Investment for Montana Housing, Community Development

2020 Consolidated Plan Hearing on March 23

Monday, March 9, 2020/Categories: Community Development Division, Montana Housing

Public Hearing to be Held via Webinar

Due to concerns and response to COVID-19, the public hearing will be conducted via webinar, no in-person meeting will take place to protect against the possibility of spreading the virus. 

Monday, March 23, 2020, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 

To participate in the public hearing via webinar, register here:

The Montana Departments of Commerce (Commerce) and Public Health & Human Services (DPHHS) invite you to participate in a public hearing Monday, March 23, 2020, concerning the state’s five-year plan to guide policy and investment for housing, economic, and other community development. The five-year plan, also known as the “Consolidated Plan for Housing and Community Development” (ConPlan), includes an Analysis of Impediments (AI) to Fair Housing Choice in Montana  and is required by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to assess Montana’s needs and current conditions as well as to determine priorities and allocate HUD funding.

The public hearing will present citizens with an overview of the ConPlan and AI and provide all interested parties with an opportunity to give input and participate in their development. Comments must be submitted to Commerce no later than 5:00 p.m. on April 23, 2020. Commerce will consider any comments or views provided in writing or orally at the public hearing while preparing the draft ConPlan and AI documents, which will be published and available for public review beginning June 2020.

Written comments may be submitted to the address or email below:

Montana Department of Commerce
Community Development Division
Attn: ConPlan
301 S. Park Avenue
P.O. Box 200523
Helena, MT 59620-0523

The ConPlan, AI, and other relevant documents will be available on Commerce’s website or upon request. These documents will also be available at select locations across the state. For a list of repositories where ConPlan documents will be accessible, please visit our website.

The public hearing is open to all who wish to attend and will be held Monday, March 23, 2020, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. via webinar only. 

To participate in the public hearing via webinar, please register at the ConPlan website.

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