As currently written, the bill would seed the fund with $15 million from the state's general fund.
The grant, which would be funded by Wyoming’s remaining American Rescue Plan Act money, is a kind of counter-offer to one of Gov. Mark Gordon’s December budget proposals.
Gov. Mark Gordon will soon submit recommendations for how to spend around $100 million of the state’s remaining $120 million in American Rescue Plan Act funds.
Members of the Joint Appropriations Committee cut the recommendation nearly in half.
Housing has gotten more expensive and more scarce in Wyoming. That’s motivated housing nonprofits to combine forces in search of housing solutions.
Gov. Mark Gordon's office wants to set up a grant program for “shovel-ready” housing projects around the state.