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During his visit to the state today, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that USDA is investing in several energy efficiency and renewable energy projects in Wyoming.
U.S. Senators Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Senator Mike Enzi (R-WY) today re-introduced legislation to promote access to private capital that will help boost America’s commercial real estate in the face of decreased property values and limited loan opportunities. This legislation will help communities avoid more vacant storefronts, lost jobs and lower tax revenues which would make full economic recovery more difficult.
The Wyoming Community Development Authority (WCDA) presented awards to 18 mortgage lenders at the Wyoming Mortgage Lenders Association’s Annual Conference in Casper May 16 – 17. The awards went to individual loan originators or mortgage consultants throughout Wyoming who originated high quality WCDA loans over the last year
The Wyoming Community Development Authority (WCDA) is pleased to announce long-time mortgage professional and WCDA Board Member Judy Lane has been presented the Michael (Mike) Brown Service Award by the Wyoming Mortgage Lender Association. This prestigious award was presented during the 2013 Wyoming Mortgage Lenders Association annual conference in Casper Wyoming.
On Wednesday, April 24, 2013, the Wyoming Community Development Authority (WCDA) Board of Directors approved the allocation of approximately $2.2 million in Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC) and $2.8 million in HOME Investment Partnership Program funds to affordable housing developments across Wyoming. The tax credits and HOME funds, which are allocated by the WCDA through a competitive application process, will finance the development of a total of 131 rental units in six new multifamily projects.
On Tuesday U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis introduced the Ranch A Consolidation and Management Improvement Act to consolidate the state-owned ranch and provide flexibility to the Ranch A Restoration Foundation that manages the property for the State of Wyoming. The legislation would consolidate Ranch A by conveying to the State of Wyoming an additional ten acres of Forest Service land that contain the Babcock House, which is already managed and maintained by the Foundation as part of Ranch A.
The Wyoming Profile of Demographics, Economics and Housing semiannual report dated February 28, 2013 with information through December 31, 2012 is now available to the general public. The publication is sponsored and distributed by the Wyoming Community Development Authority (WCDA), Wyoming's housing finance agency.
Award-winning KTGY Group, Inc., Architecture and Planning, is pleased to announce the construction of a new 332-bed student housing community at the University of Wyoming (UW) in Laramie. Under construction are 15 residential buildings and a 4,000-square-foot community center combined with maintenance facilities designed by KTGY.
Rebuilding specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are offering safe cleanup and rebuilding advice in Wyoming, McDowell and Logan counties this week. The specialists provide advice and printed information to residents affected by the June flooding and to anyone who wants to strengthen their property against future storm damage. Information tables and advisors will be at the following locations until further notice
U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan announced today that public housing authorities in Wyoming successfully met a critical funding deadline outlined in the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act of 2009 (Recovery Act).