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Governor Gordon Signs Legislation Launching Emergency Rental Assistance Program

Governor Mark Gordon signed legislation on April 21 that officially launches the federal Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) in Wyoming.

The program will utilize $200 million in federal funding to cover rent and utility costs for Wyomingites struggling financially due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Gordon signed an Executive Order in February directing the Wyoming Department of Family Services (DFS) to create the administrative infrastructure for the program so that funds could be distributed quickly upon passage of this authorizing legislation.

“We have seen the need for this...

 

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