Governor eyes affordable housing

CASPER — Gov. Mark Gordon’s office wants to put $25 million in American Rescue Plan Act dollars toward affordable housing. The office is preparing to submit a funding proposal to the State Legislature’s Joint Appropriations Committee, policy advisor Ivy Castleberry said Friday at a state conference for Habitat for Humanity affiliates.

According to Castleberry, the office wants to set up a grant program for “shovel-ready” housing projects around the state.

“We’re looking at a project-based application at this point,” she said at the conference.

Gordon’s office on Monday declined to offer more d...


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