“The Trinity Housing project on Mullan Road next to the Missoula County Detention Center has not lived up to its promises and expectations. This was supposed to be a collaboration between the city, the county and HomeWord. HomeWord brought in Blue Line Developers for their expertise.
Missoula County commissioners agreed to gift almost 5 acres of county taxpayer-owned land adjacent to the Missoula County Detention Center to make this project affordable. The land was purchased with taxpayer funded bonds to build the detention center. This property has been held by the County for future uses. You may remember when a joint city-county law enforcement center was proposed at that site. The sheriff’s department may need additional space in the future and unfortunately the detention center may need to be expanded as our population grows. However, the Commissioners agreed to gift the land to the city for this project.”
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Missoulian 7 November 2022.