Housing and Community

Housing Resources

Here we have gathered information related to housing issues, such as rent and utility assistance, low-income housing, suggestions for homeowners and information about weatherization for low-income families in New Mexico.

Public Housing Authorities  
to apply for low-income housing

Resources if facing homelessness

HUD in New Mexico
Department of Housing and Urban Development: links with rental help, avoid foreclosure, talk to a housing counselor etc.

New Mexico Mortgage Finance Authority (MFA) Housing Services Directory This is an extensive resources directory that gives the public information regarding services to purchase a home, local agencies for shelters, domestic violence, behavorial health services and more.

Certified HUD Housing Counselors in New Mexico

List of Albuquerque HUD subsidized apartments and additional housing resources in Albuquerque

Tierra Del Sol Housing Corporation

HUD-Certified Housing Counseling non-profit organization that can help homeowners apply for a loan modification, deed in lieu, or forbearance.

Housing Information for Seniors from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Weatherization for Low-Income Families:
Northeast New Mexico residents apply here
Southern New Mexico residents apply here

Help with Utility Bills

New Mexico Weatherization Assistance Program

Central and Northwest New Mexico Weatherization Assistance Program

Help with Utilities is missing:

Emergency Assistance
Available to help eligible participants who demonstrate a need for support in the payment of their utility bills, rent, prescriptions or food costs.

NM Human Services Department


Community Resources

People having difficulty with their mortgages or facing foreclosure often need support from the community. Here we have gathered community information, such as how to apply for government benefits, information on shelters, and unemployment or re-employment resources.

Domestic Violence Help/Shelters

Emergency Shelters in New Mexico

Child Protective Services

New Mexico Food Banks

Resources if facing homelessness

Suicide and Crisis Hotline

Adult Protective Services

Veterans’ Services

New Mexico Social Services Resource Directory
from the New Mexico Aging & Long-Term Services Department
A robust directory of resources in New Mexico, ranging from but not limited to housing, hospice, in-home nursing, mental health, and substance abuse.

New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions
to apply for unemployment benefits

CareerOneStop Worker ReEmployment
A site for employment, training and financial help after a lay off.

Government Benefit Finder
eligibility prescreening

NM Aging and Long Term Services Department

Community Resources in Bernalillo County

  • Health Coverage
  • Child Support
  • Food Assistance
  • Income Support