To create sustainable homeownership opportunities and improving the availability of affordable rental for low and moderate income Montana families.
The vision of NWMT is to be recognized as an outstanding producer of attainable and sustainable homeownership, a dependable developer of housing options and a powerful proponent of housing public policy and delivery of homeownership services to rural areas.
NWMT works with local service partners throughout the state to provide homebuyer education, homeownership planning, foreclosure prevention, one-to-one housing counseling, loans for down payment and closing costs, due-on-sale loans for “gap financing” and development of new owner-occupied homes.
NWMT is funded by the Montana Board of Housing, which provides a special pool of funds for first and second mortgages and funding for homebuyer education and housing counseling. Other funding includes Fannie Mae, HUD, Rural Development and NeighborWorks America.
NWMT has helped more than 5,000 families become homeowners in the past seven years. Families all over Montana from Eureka to Ekalaka and from Sidney to Dillon are now homeowners. You can be a homeowner, too. Start the path to your own front door by signing up for homebuyer education today.
NeighborWorks Montana is a well-respected, energetic agency that is proud of its achievements.
Provided homebuyer education to more than 16,017 individuals throughout Montana’s 56 counties during the past 15 years.
Made more than 3,957 down payment and closing costs loans during same period.
In 2009, saw its Executive Director honored with the HUD statewide Mover and Shaker award for energy and vision in dealing with housing issues.
In 2009, garnered $600,000 in financial assistance from the Community Development Financial Institution after completing CDFI certification in 2008.
In 2008, became certified as a Resident-Owned Community technical assistance provider to help residents in manufactured housing parks learn how to own and manage their parks.
In 2008, secured an Assets for Independence grant and matching funds from other sources to begin a statewide, 5-1 savings match program for Individual Development Account holders.
In 2007, won first-place for innovative practices from the National Center for Housing Education and Counseling, for an efficient, centralized statewide loan processing network.
In 2007, was honored to have its Executive Director named Emerging Leader of the Year among all NeighborWorks organizations nationally.
Over the past 10 years,
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of Agriculture’s policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs). To file a complaint of discrimination, write to: USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, Room 326-W, Whitten Building, 14th and Independence Avenue, SW., Washington DC 20250-9410 or call 202-720-5964 (Voice and TDD). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
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