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Governor Gianforte to Congress: Greater Flexibility Needed to Address Housing Crisis

HELENA, Mont. – Governor Greg Gianforte recently called on Congress for greater flexibility in using Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) funds to address Montana’s housing crisis.

In a letter to Montana’s Congressional delegation, Gianforte wrote, “Demand for housing in Montana is at an all-time-high. In fact, market studies indicate many areas of Montana have a housing vacancy rate of under one percent. Serious challenges we face that are attributable to some degree to the pandemic – from our nation’s fractured supply chains to inflation levels not seen in over a generation to labor shortages –...

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