4 Things You Can Do To Protect Your Housing


  1. Communicate with your landlord. If you get a notice, don't ignore it. Try to work something out.
  2. Need help with energy or water bills? The Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) has a list of all HRDCs and Action Incs. in Montana that can help.
  3. Know your rental rights. Find free legal information and forms in this website’s housing section
  4. Contact a lawyer if you have questions about your options. You can apply for free legal help from Montana Legal Services Association by calling 1-800-666-6899, Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday, 9am to 1pm or apply online anytime



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Legal Help

If you have any questions, it is a good idea to talk to a lawyer. 

  • Montana Legal Services Association (MLSA) gives free civil, non-criminal legal help to eligible clients. Learn more about how to apply for free legal help
  • If you are eligible for Montana Legal Services Association (MLSA), you may be able to get free legal advice from a volunteer attorney by email using Ask Karla
  • The State Bar Lawyer Referral Service may give you contact information for attorneys who provide, for a fee, the type of assistance you are seeking. You can contact the State Bar Lawyer Referral Service at (406) 449-6577 or montanabar.org



Last Review and Update: Jun 09, 2022
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