All ERAP payments end in June
The last rental and utility payment that Wyoming’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) will make will be for the month of June. No payments will be made to cover rent, utilities and housing stability services for the months after June. If households have questions about their extension application status or what months they can apply for funding, please contact the ERAP call center, which is open 9 a.m. – 6 p.m., Monday through Friday. The toll-free number is 1-877-WYO-ERAP (1-877-996-3727).
How to apply for your ERAP extension
For households that have already received ERAP funds, applicants can apply for up to a 3 month rent extension. Households will continue to receive payments if they are eligible and approved and funding is available. Read the Extension User Guide
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 29 for the Memorial Day Holiday but will reopen on Tuesday, May 30 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.
Are you not eligible for ERAP funding and looking for additional assistance?
- The Wyoming Department of Family Services (DFS) offers many assistance programs. Click here to learn more. Additionally, each local DFS office has lists of services and assistance available in your county.
- Wyoming 211 is a statewide helpline and website which provides free, confidential, health and human services information and referral. By dialing 211 or visiting the website, wyoming211.org, from anywhere in the state, people are linked to information about local resources, from both government and nonprofit agencies.
About the Program
- LENGTH OF CASE REVIEW: The length of time it takes for applications to be approved is up to 7 business days.
- TIMELINE: Wyoming’s program closes on June 30, 2023 The last rental and utility payment ERAP will make will be for the month of June. Housing stability service programs offered by local organizations also end in June.
- ELIGIBILITY: ERAP stopped accepting new applications and letters of intent (LOI) on Nov. 10, 2022.
- LOCAL ASSISTANCE: There are organizations set up ready to help eligible households get the assistance they deserve. (Download an updated list)
- CALL CENTER: For ERAP support, call center hours are 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. The toll-free phone number is 1-877-996-3727 (1-877-WYO-ERAP). Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, blind, and/or speech disabled may reach ERAP through their preferred relay service provider or by dialing 7-1-1.
- FLYER: Download the latest ERAP flyer
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.
How to contact ERAP
- Application status: Only the call center can help households with questions about their application status. Call center hours are 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. The toll-free phone number is 1-877-996-3727 (1-877-WYO-ERAP).
- Landlords: Landlords please use the email firstname.lastname@example.org to bring forward any questions or concerns with specific cases you are participating in. If applicable, to include the tenant and/or landlord case number(s) in your email.
- Official ERAP correspondence: All correspondence will come from NoReplyWYOERAP@wyo.gov. This email should never be replied to as it is an automated system. It is important for landlords, and tenants, to add this email to your contact list to avoid missing important emails. If you are not seeing anticipated emails in your inbox, make sure you check your spam folder.
- Problems not related to application status: For households with questions or concerns not related to your application status, please use the email email@example.com.
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