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Red Alder Residences

Red Alder Residences

Applications Now Available!

Applications for Red Alder Residences are available below as a downloadable PDF file, and a digital form which can be submitted online. Additionally, applications are available at the Neighborhood Center reception office. If submitting a physical application, you can drop it off at the Neighborhood Center or mail to the following address:

Rocky Mountain Development Council, Inc.

PO Box 1717

Helena, MT 59624


Construction Progress



Fall 2019 - Begin construction

Summer 2020 - Begin taking applications

Fall 2020 - Complete construction and begin lease-up


Local Community Partners

Mosaic Architecture

Valley Bank

AC Solutions, LLC

Anderson Consulting

City of Helena

Montana Department of Commerce

Mountain Plains Equity Group (Billings)

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1. Red Alder Residences will provide Helena with 85 units of workforce and low-income affordable housing.

2. Red Alder Residences will reduce Helena and Lewis and Clark County’s shared medical, first-responder, supportive services burden through stable, quality housing for vulnerable and at-risk populations.

3. Red Alder will help stimulate local economy by creating construction jobs and 2 full-time positions after completion of the project.

4. Red Alder Residences will assist in furthering goals and objectives belonging to Helena and Lewis and Clark County's strategic plan.

5. Red Alder Residences will help strengthen the local HRDC (Rocky) which provides critical services to those in need.


- Playground

- Proposed Capital City Transit stop

- Community Gardens

- Community Room

- All units will be visitable

- A portion of units will be ADA accessible

- Units will have fully equipped kitchens

- Air conditioning

- Garden style apartments on approximately 9 acres

- Within Helena city limits; close proximity to downtown and services such as education, medical, groceries, and public services

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