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With home lots scarce, Helena nonprofit commits to building its own subdivision

On a wheat field south of East Helena, amber waves of grain roll down a gentle hill, stretching toward the city’s landmark black slag heap. Looking over the field on a recent morning, Jacob Kuntz, the executive director of Helena Area Habitat for Humanity, pointed to something else he sees on this landscape: an opportunity to shoehorn increasingly scare affordability into Montana’s housing market.