Are you struggling to pay your rent or utilities? You are not alone, and it is not your fault. Because of COVID-19, many Wyoming households need a little extra help right now. The Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) provides temporary help to cover rent and utility payments for eligible households. Check now to see if your household is eligible for assistance to help pay for rent, utilities, and internet. ERAP also is open to Wyoming households without a current residence that do not have a lease/rental agreement.
- TIMELINE: Currently, ERAP funding is available to eligible households until 2025.
- APPLICATIONS: Applications are now open.
- ELIGIBILITY: The program is open to Wyoming households that meet income eligibility requirements and are struggling to pay rent, internet and/or utility payments during the COVID-19 pandemic. ERAP is open to Wyoming households without a current residence that do not have a lease/rental agreement.
- WHAT IT COVERS: Eligible households can obtain assistance for unpaid current and future rent, internet and/or utility payments. Unpaid bills must be for services on or after March 13, 2020. The maximum assistance allotment per eligible household is 18 months.
Memorial Day Holiday Closures
The call centers for both the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) and the Wyoming Homeowner Assistance Fund (HAF) Program will be closed Monday, May 30 for the Memorial Day Holiday but will reopen on Tuesday, May 31 at 9 AM. For information about the programs, please visit dfs.wyo.gov/ERAP for ERAP or dfs.wyo.gov/HAF for the HAF Program.
Learn more about how ERAP pays landlords, broadband and utility companies on behalf of Wyoming households who are unable to pay rent, internet and/or utility payments during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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