ERAP Funding Update

December 27, 2022

ERAP Funding Update

Since its launch in April 2021, the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) has helped 15,834 Wyoming households with a total of $77 million in assistance. So far, ERAP paid $5.9 million in assistance in December.

ERAP is a temporary federally funded relief program. Based on current expenditures, funding is expected to last through early spring. As funding allows, the program will continue to fund extension requests for enrolled and eligible households.

Because of the increased volume of applications, the length of time it takes for applications to be approved is up to 50 business days. 

Of the total payments, $59 million went to landlords, $13 million to households, $4.2 million to utilities and $34,000 for moving expenses. To see county specific information, click here to see the map.

Holiday Closures for Call Center

The call centers for both the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) and the Wyoming Homeowner Assistance Fund (HAF) Program will be closed Monday, December 26 and Monday, January 2 for the holidays. Both call centers will reopen the Tuesdays following the holiday closures 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.

ERAP RESOURCES

  • REPORT POTENTIAL FRAUD: Click here for the form
  • ONLINE: Learn more about ERAP online at dfs.wyo.gov/erap.
  • IN PERSON: If you need assistance with an application, there are community based organizations set up to provide help. (Click here for PDF)
  • VIA PHONE: The call center is open 9 a.m. – 6 p.m., Monday through Friday. The toll-free number is 1-877-WYO-ERAP (1-877-996-3727).
  • FLYER:  Download English flyer

Questions?

APPLICATION QUESTIONS
If you have questions regarding your application or to check the status of your application, please call 1-877-WYO-ERAP.

PROGRAM QUESTIONS
If you have programmatic questions, please email RentalAssistance@wyo.gov.
Please continue to visit our website for the latest information at dfs.wyo.gov/erap.

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