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.

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.

HUD Awards $71,464 in Housing Counseling Grants to 2 Housing Counseling Organizations in Wyoming

CASPER, WY - October 14, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Wyoming families facing foreclosure, seeking affordable rental housing, or hoping to buy their first home will have a greater opportunity to find housing, or keep the homes they have, because of more than $71,000 in housing counseling grants announced today by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Duke Energy to Build Ninth U.S. Wind Farm

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - August 31, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Duke Energy continues to add to its renewable power portfolio with the announcement that it will build and operate a 200-megawatt wind energy project near Casper, Wyo.

Secretary Donovan Approves Casper’s Recovery Act Plan To Revitalize Neighborhoods And Create Jobs

WASHINGTON, DC - July 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan today approved the City of Casper's plan to use a $119,192 federal grant to help stabilize and revive local neighborhoods, rehabilitate affordable housing, and improve key public facilities.


Lummis Bill Increasing Southwest Wyoming Water Storage Passes Committee

U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis’ (WY-At large) legislation to approve expansion of water storage at the Bureau of Reclamation’s (BOR) Fontenelle Reservoir in Lincoln County, Wyoming was approved today by a unanimous vote of the House Natural Resources Committee.


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.