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April 14th: Affordable Housing

In partnership with the Red Lodge Area Community Foundation and their Workforce Housing Initiative, this year's Forum will focus on the issues and opportunities surrounding affordable housing along the Beartooth Front. Speakers will provide insight to models that have been successful and unsuccessful in similar communities, review the efforts of the Community Foundation and past efforts within the community, and attendees will provide feedback, insight, and ideas during breakout sessions. 

Please join us on April 14th at the Old Roosevelt Gymnasium at 9. Light breakfast provided at 8:30 and lunch will be provided. Event is free for everyone to attend.

Forum Agenda DRAFT


8:30-9:00     Sign in, Light Breakfast Provided

9:00-9:20     BFCF Welcome, Mayor Welcome/ Guest Introductions

9:20-9:35      Housing History in Carbon County

9:35-10:15     Brian -Housing Model Overviews

10:20-10:55   Hermina/Kristen -CLT’s & Trust MT

10:55-11:15    Lindsey -CLT Testimonial, Other Work

11:15-11:30    RLACF Current Project, Additional Resources

11:30-11:45    Break, Lunch

11:45-12:00   Vacation Rental Discussion

12:00-12:40   Breakout Sessions

12:40-1:00     Recap, Closing Comments


Breakout Sessions will be based on popular topics. As people enter in the morning they’ll be given 3 stickers to put on the areas that interest them most, including:

  • Affordable Rental Housing Availability

  • Affordable Homes for Purchase Availability

  • Available Programs and Resources

  • Housing options for other populations aside from the workforce (transitional, DSVS housing need, disabled, senior, etc.)

  • Other topics

At the breakout, people can go a table based on the topics provided and discuss the issues and potential solutions. There will be small handouts tailored to the topic with qualitative and quantitative information from our Housing Assessment.

Join the Facebook Event and check out the Workforce Housing Initiative.

Beartooth Front Community Forum 

PO Box 2383, Red Lodge, MT 59068


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