Missoula has a once in a lifetime opportunity to dramatically address one of our most pressing problems, affordable housing. It shouldn’t pass it by.
I began following the city’s efforts to solve our affordable housing crisis last February when I attended a meeting of the Mayor’s Policy Steering Committee.
Since that time, I have continued to participate as a member of the Missoula Home Coalition, and as a board member of Big Sky 55, a new statewide organization with a keen interest in the problem.
Now that the Mayor’s committee has presented its recommendations to the public and the city council, many aspects of our dilemma have become clear. …