The Community Development Division joins local partners with resources to increase access to housing, support capacity-building for local non-profit organizations, to create a sustainable community, and to promote neighborhood revitalization. The Division is primarily responsible for managing federal grant programs, including:
- Community Development Block Grant
- HOME Investment Partnerships Program
- AmeriCorps Volunteers in Service to America
CDBG, HOME, AmeriCorps VISTA, and HOME-ARP Info Session
On Friday, December 16, 2022, City staff presented information on allocation and application processes for CDBG, HOME, AmeriCorps VISTA, and HOME-ARP. Materials are available for download here.
Community Development Contacts
While the office is closed to the public, services are available via phone, email and online. Home buyer applications can be picked up or dropped off right outside the office in a self-service area. In-person visits can be scheduled by contacting our staff:
First Time Home Buyer & Affordable Housing Development
Dina Harmon, 406-657-3045, E-Mail
CDBG-CV & Foreclosure Acquisition / Rehabilitation
Tam Rodier, 406-657-8284, E-Mail
Billings Metro VISTA Project / AmeriCorps VISTA & HOME-ARP
Carly Collins, 406-247-8675, E-Mail
If you have questions, need clarification for your application, or need information on our operations, please call 406-247-8675. We are here to help. Thank you.