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In 2010, Whitefish city councilors approved a revised interlocal agreement, but Whitefish residents voted to rescind that agreement. Back in court, a judge returned full authority of the doughnut to the county. The city appealed, and the high court temporarily stayed the decision until ultimately siding with the county, which now assumes control of this long-disputed area.

As of March 31st, 2016 the Whitefish Housing Authority manages 16 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The Whitefish Housing Authority will check references that you put on your application to make sure that you will be a good addition to the housing project. Once your application is finished, you can send it to the mailing address which is:

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Over the past 10 years Whitefish and the county have battled for planning authority for land outside the city, known as the doughnut. So, once again, although the taste and texture were deemed to be very acceptable in White Fish Authority trials, particularly in fish-and-chip shops, this species was also found wanting.

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“Some of this arises from fundamental philosophical differences,” Jenson said. “Whitefish is very progressive and forward thinking and it takes a wholistic approach to what municipal governing should be. Flathead County tends to be a very authoritarian and power-based government. A mere two people can dictate policy in the county.”

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The Board of Commissioners of the Whitefish Housing
Authority meet on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 4:00pm
in the Mountain View Manor at 100 East 4th Street, Whitefish.
The public is welcome to attend.Of all households participating in the Whitefish Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 18% include at least one person with a disability. 38% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 33% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.For years, a long, litigious turf war over the amorphous planning “doughnut” hamstrung development in the corridor south of Whitefish, but as the county prepares to exercise its zoning authority in the planning belt — while refusing Whitefish’s pleas to craft a joint corridor plan that would carefully steer development toward the city’s compatibility standards — the controversy has reached a fever pitch.The agreement quickly grew controversial as Whitefish flexed its authority to stymie industrial and commercial development in the gateways flanking the city, an effort designed to prevent eyesores from cropping up in its corridors and compromising the characteristics that make Whitefish unique.