Programs & Applications

 Application Guidelines

The MRA offers several financial programs to support construction and improvements to workforce housing, public infrastructure in the right of way, deconstruction, façade improvements, compliance with life safety regulations, and commercial building rehabilitation (see program types below).

  • Contact an MRA staff person before starting your application.
  • The application packets (below) include instructions, a questionnaire, and a cost worksheet. Please read thoroughly and answer each question as completely as possible.
  • Each submitted application will be reviewed by MRA staff for eligibility for Tax Increment Financing assistance in accordance with State Urban Renewal Law.
  • If your project is eligible, the MRA staff will prepare a recommendation for the MRA Board of Commissioners to review.
  • The five-member MRA Board approves tax increment assistance. The Board usually meets the third Thursday of each month.
  • Applications are due the first of each month to allow enough time for staff to review.

Demolition Alternatives Policy & Deconstruction Guide
MRA Deconstruction Policies and Projects
MRA State Prevailing Wage Rates Policy

MRA provides a means to finance public improvements related to urban renewal projects and to protect past public investments. Examples include acquisition, construction, demolition or improvements of land, streets, alleys, curbs, gutters, sidewalks, bicycle/pedestrian pathways, parking facilities, water lines, workforce housing, and public buildings. TIF assistance is available in all six of the Missoula Urban Renewal Districts, contingent upon budget availability.

  1. General TIF Program
  2. Workforce Housing Program
Missoula Redevelopment Agency

MRA Staff Contacts

Please contact an MRA Staff member to discuss your project before completing your application. Your project may qualify for assistance in more than one area.