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Making Missoula Home: A Path to Attainable Housing

Thanks for your interest in Making Missoula Home: A Path to Attainable Housing.  The full report is available here.  The slides presented at the January 30, 2018 press conference are available here.

Balancing Agricultural Land Conservation and Residential Development in Missoula County

In order to bring some helpful information to community conversations around this topic, MOR and the Missoula Building Industry Association teamed up on a report that takes a look at the constraints on our supply of land that is capable of development, where we can build attainable worfkorce housing in Missoula County, and what happens when our workforce cannot afford housing in Missoula County. Read the report here.

Smart Growth and Affordable Housing Survey

The Missoula Organization of REALTORS® commissioned a professional survey of Missoula County residents to gain a better understanding of community preferences and concerns regarding housing issues. Read the survey results here to learn more:

MOR Smart Growth and Affordable Housing Survey Results

MOR Smart Growth and Affordable Housing Cross Tabs

Study: Are Missoula’s Property Taxes Too High?

Many surmise that the tax rate in Missoula is significantly higher than other urban areas in Montana. Often there are reasons for this; mill levies, property value, and programs funded all play a role in how much a citizen is taxed. Read the study commissioned by the Missoula Organization of REALTORS® to learn more: Are Missoula’s Property Taxes High?