Governor Gordon issues executive order for Rental Assistance Program

15 Feb 2021

CHEYENNE — Governor Mark Gordon issued an executive order to allow the Wyoming Department of Family Services to begin its preparations to administer the federal Emergency Rental Assistance Program.

This allows the state to prepare its distribution plan for this program while providing the opportunity to work with the Legislature on details before launching the program, according to a press release.

“The need for this program cannot be understated, but it requires significant work to run it effectively and that’s what begins now,” Governor Mark Gordon said. “Wyoming’s network of nonprofit and community service organizations continue to report statistics demonstrating Wyomingites’ need for relief during this global pandemic and historic recession. I look forward to working with legislators to launch this program.”

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