Department of Commerce

Community Development Block Grants (CDBG)- Housing Grants

Montana’s CDBG Housing grants help local governments fund new construction or rehabilitation of single-family or multi-family housing projects that benefit low- to moderate-income (LMI) Montanans, i.e. individuals earning less than 80% of the area median income. CDBG offers two distinct types of housing grants, the annual CDBG Competitive Housing grant and the open, CDBG Noncompetitive Housing grant.

CDBG Large-Scale Multi-Family Housing Development and Rehabilitation Grants

CDBG Small-Scale Single-Family Housing Rehabilitation Grants

Maximum Award Amount

No limit for single-family projects. $450,000 cap for multi-family projects.

Cost Matching

Not Required

Eligible Applicants

Montana incorporated cities and towns, and consolidated city-county governments. (With populations under 50,000) Additionally, local governments may apply on behalf of: Local economic development corporations, Housing Authorities, Community Housing Development Organizations (CHDOs), Water or sewer districts, and Private and nonprofit organizations.


*** Tribal governments are not eligible for state CDBG funds, but they do have access to federal CDBG funding directly through HUD. Additionally, local governments may apply for state CDGB funding on their behalf.

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