WCDA Announces the 2013 Mortgage Lender Award Recipients

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

Judy Lane Receives Mike Brown Service Award

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.

WCDA Awards $5.1 Million for Affordable Housing Statewide

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.

Historic Ranch A Granted More Flexibility through Lummis Bill

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.

WCDA Housing & Economic Report Released

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.

KTGY-designed 332-Bed Student Housing Development Under Construction at the University of Wyoming

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 Advice Can Reduce Damage From Future Storms

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

Public Housing Authorities in Wyoming Meet Critical Recovery Act Deadline, Create Nearly 10 Jobs...

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).

HUD Awards Grants to Housing Authority in Wyoming to Help Public Housing Residents Obtain...

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today awarded $32,398 to the Cheyenne Housing Authority to help public housing residents find jobs that lead them toward economic independence.

Obama Administration Awards $338,517 in Homeless Grants Throughout Wyoming

The Obama Administration today announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is renewing grant funding needed to keep 4 grantees in local homeless assistance programs throughout Wyoming operating.

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KTGY-designed 332-Bed Student Housing Development Under Construction at the University of...

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.

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WY Delegation Joins Legal Fight Against Clean Power Plan

U.S. Senators Mike Enzi and John Barrasso and U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis, all R-Wyo., joined a bipartisan group of 34 senators and 171 representatives in signing a friend-of-the-court brief supporting petitioners challenging the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) so-called Clean Power Plan.