Montana CLTs ~ Schumacher Center for New Economics


Beekeeping at Moon-Randolph Homestead, administered by North Missoula CDC

Big Sky CHT
1700 Lone Mountain Trail
PO Box 160164
Big Sky, MT 59716

Date Incorporated: 2020
Purpose: Affordable Housing.
Land Holdings: 
 52 units, with another development planned.

North Missoula CDC
819 Stoddard St.
Missoula, MT 59802

Date Incorporated: 1996
Purpose: Affordable housing, rural community vitality.
Governance Notes: Not open-membership, but residents of the community can apply to join the self-perpetuating board of the CDC.
Land Holdings: 
Four sites that include 30 town-homes, a multi-unit residence, and three single-family houses.

Partners: Received technical assistance from the Institute for Community Economics.

Northwest Montana Community Land Trust
214 Main Street, P.O. BOX 8300
Kalispell, MT 59901

Date Incorporated: 2012
Purpose: Affordable housing.
Properties: 53 homes.
Governance Notes: tripartite, self-perpetuating board.

Trust Montana
118 East 7th Street
Anaconda, MT 59401

Purpose: Facilitate and maintain affordable housing, economic development, agricultural land preservation, and historic preservation.
Land Holdings: Eight homes.
Governance Notes: No membership structure; Currently governed by a working board of professionals, with members drawn from the affordable housing sector, finance sector, historic preservation sector, and legal profession; one third of the board will be homeowners once land holdings and  stakeholder homeowners increase.
Partners: Homeword, Inc, Red Lodge Area Community Foundation.
Additional Information: Aims primarily to work in areas around the state that do not have the capacity to operate their own CLT, but is chartered to work in any part of the state.

Historic image of North Missoula CDC's neighborhood