Regarding housing in Montana, well, that can be a bit of a sore subject.

Whether you're looking to buy a home or rent a place, depending on your location, you might spend much more than you wanted. While certain areas of Montana have seen home and rental prices decrease, it's still expensive and many locals struggle to make ends meet.

However, according to one source two Montana cities make the list of Best Places To Rent In America.

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Our friends over at WalletHub have come out with the list of Best and Worst Places to Rent in America and according to their facts, Montana has a couple of cities that make the list.

So what goes into determining which cities and or towns are the best or worst when it comes to renting? WalletHub used the following factors to determine their rankings.

  • Rental Market and Affordability Rank
  • Quality of Life Rank

Before we reveal the two Montana cities that made the list, let's look at the cheapest towns to live here in Montana.

These are the Top 8 Cheapest Towns To Live In, In Montana

Have you been contemplating moving to Montana? Maybe you already live here and the town has gotten so expensive you are having to relocate by no fault of your own. The good news, you can stay in Montana by moving to one of the cheapest towns in Montana.

PropertyClub.NYC has announced its 2023 list of the 8 cheapest Montana towns.

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Which two Montana cities made the list of best places to rent?

According to the data, both Billings and Missoula made the list of the best places to rent. Missoula was ranked 70th in the nation while Billings came in ranked 86th.

Source: WalletHub

While some might argue these numbers, when you compare both Billings and Missoula to Bozeman, you can see that there is money to be saved when living in both the Magic and Garden cities.

According to Rent Cafe, the average rent for Billings is just over 1400 dollars a month while in Missoula that price is just under 1400 dollars per month. The average rent in Bozeman is 2200 dollars per month.

Bozeman Luxury Estate: Stunning Property for $13.5 Million

For those looking to live in the "Heart" of Montana, yet still be close to the conveniences of the city, this 15-acre property just outside of Bozeman might be perfect, but keep in mind that perfection comes with a hefty price tag.

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Montana's 7 Poorest Cities Ranked

For many Montanans, it's a struggle to make ends meet. With the high cost of housing, several locals have found themselves between a rock and a hard place when it comes to just getting by. Throw in the fact that prices are on the rise in almost every aspect of our lives and it's not too hard to see why so many Montanans are frustrated and are looking to leave The Treasure State.. Let's take a look at the state's 7 poorest cities according to Stacker.

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