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Helena Housing Authority (HHA) now has 24/7 online housing & application portals!

These portals will help you save time and manage your new rental or housing application effortlessly, from anywhere. All you need is a valid email address to create an account!

Applying for Housing And/Or Housing Assistance?

Use your email address to create an account, access the portal, and apply for housing in our Public Housing, Local Housing Choice Voucher, Project-Based Voucher, and Affordable Rental programs! You must first create an account to apply for our waitlists. You can then use your account to check your status on our waitlists!

Please click here for an introductory instructional RENTCafe document for housing program applicants.

Please click on the program/property you are interested in below to be redirected to the appropriate housing portal:

Public Housing, Local Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) & Project-Based Voucher (PBV)

Affordable Rentals (Roadrunner Residences)

Affordable Rentals (Wilder Apartments)

State Housing Choice Voucher

If you are interested in the State Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program, please click here to be redirected to the online application and waitlist portal.

Current HHA Resident or Housing Program Participant Account Setup

With an account, current residents can keep track of their program information, including rent payments and lease renewals! You can also create and track maintenance requests!

Please click here for an introductory instructional RENTCafe document for current HHA residents and voucher program participants.

Please click here for instructions on how to report a change of income through the RENTCafe portal.

Please click here for instructions on how to do your annual recertification through the RENTCafe portal.

Are you a HCV Landlord?

HHA also has a portal available to Landlords who participate in our Housing Choice Voucher programs, so that they may also keep track of program information! If you are a Landlord, please click here to be redirected to our HCV Landlord Portals page.


Due to efforts to control the COVID-19 outbreak and protect everyone’s health, the Helena Housing Authority (HHA) office is closed to the public.  HHA staff will continue to work and be available by phone, email, and mail.

HHA’s phone number is (406) 442-7970.

For HHA staff direct contact information, please click here.

Rent & Document Drop-Off

You may mail or drop off documents at our offices at 812 Abbey or send by email.  HHA has a rent and document deposit box along the sidewalk across from our offices at 812 Abbey St. Helena, MT 59601 and also has a rent mail slot next to the office front door.  You may safely and securely drop off rent payments or necessary documents there if it is convenient for you.  Please make sure to put your rent or documents in an envelope addressed to the attention of your housing program staff person, clearly identified with your name and address.

Work Orders

Please call-in or email maintenance work orders.  Please keep a distance of at least 6 feet away if maintenance staff comes to your unit. 
If anyone is sick in your household, please notify HHA when placing a work order.

We are sorry for any inconvenience and we appreciate your cooperation to protect the health and safety of our staff and all those we serve in the Helena community.

Thank you.


As Helena's largest landlord, HHA manages 366 (1-5 bedroom) units scattered across Montana's Capital City, of which 76 sit at the base of Helena's historic Fire Tower in our designated Elderly/Disabled building.



HHA offers several tenant-based voucher programs that allow low-income individuals and families to lease or purchase safe, decent, and affordable privately-owned housing.



Managed by HHA under the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program, residents must meet certain income criteria. HHA manages 31 units at Wilder Apartments and 16 at Roadrunner Residence.



A state-of-the-art energy efficient community center designed to integrate education and employment services to help public housing residents achieve economic self-sufficiency.