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New Mexico Section 8 housing.

Section 8 housing provides rent subsidized homes, apartments, or houses to low income New Mexico families. The state and federal government funded programs, partnering with private sector landlords, help provide safe as well as affordable housing for senior citizens, the disabled, Native Americans, the working poor and others. Find public housing authorities to apply for section 8 housing in New Mexico near you listed below. Get details on waiting lists, the requirements, application process, and even emergency section 8 housing vouchers.

The Next Mexico Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program provides low income with help paying rent for government approved HUD homes. Families or single people that meet income and/or poverty guidelines can get help. In some situations, such as elderly or seniors, they can try to bypass the wait list and get expedited section 8 vouchers. However the application process as well as requirements are more strict for that program.

Section 8 applications, including emergency vouchers, are available regardless of race, religion, or ethnicity. New Mexico Housing Authorities provide applications to Spanish speakers as well as legal immigrants. There is low income rent subsidized housing to the under employed, gig workers, or those with inconsistent income. In addition, the section 8 HUD housing choice voucher program can be used to help pay (1) either buy a home or (2) pay their mortgage.

The terms and conditions will be gone over with the tenant after being accepted. But in general, section 8 as an income based program, in that the New Mexico family needs to pay up to 30% of their income for the rent/utility bills. There is also Family Self-Sufficiency, Case Management, and other free advice given. As section 8 qualified individuals or families need to have some form of financial stability in order to keep their home. Learn at which agencies and non-profits in New Mexico to apply for Section 8 housing below near you. There are offices in each town, city, and county.

Section 8 housing authorities for applications in New Mexico below

Alamogordo HA
Type: Low-Rent, Code: NM004
104 Avenida Amigos
Alamogordo, NM 88310
Phone: (505) 437-5621 Fax: (505) 439-4104




Bernalillo County HA
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: NM057
1900 Bridge Boulevard SW
Albuquerque, NM 87105
Phone: (505) 314-0200 Fax: (505) 462-9737
Section 8 housing is used by thousands of low income families, the working poor, under employed and Spanish speakers as well. Tenants get to select their own homes or apartments to live in. There is always a waiting list, but emergency section 8 can also help Albuquerque residents. Or, find additional low income programs to help pay bills, rent, and housing expenses. There are many places for rent help in  Albuquerque and Bernalillo County New Mexico.

  • Albuquerque Housing Services covers the city limits. Address is 1840 University Blvd. SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106, Phone: (505) 764-3900 Fax: (505) 764-3981.
  • Or try the office at 857 Calle Los Mayores, Bernalillo, NM 87004, Phone: (505) 867-2792 Fax: (505) 771-1418.

Artesia HA
Type: Low-Rent, Code: NM021
617 West Bush Avenue
Artesia, NM 88210
Phone: (505) 746-3529 Fax: (505) 746-2897

Bayard HA
Type: Low-Rent, Code: NM024
100 Runnels Drive
Bayard, NM 88023
Phone: (575) 537-2296 Fax: (575) 537-6914

Chama HA
Type: Low-Rent, Code: NM047
PO Box 695
Chama, NM 87520
Phone: (575) 756-2986 Fax: (575) 756-9137

Cimarron HA
Type: Low-Rent, Code: NM048
152 Washington Avenue
Cimarron, NM 87714
Phone: (575) 376-2674 Fax: (575) 376-1014





Clayton HA and Union County
Type: Low-Rent, Code: NM055
200 Aspen Street
Clayton, NM 88415
Phone: (505) 374-9580 Fax: (505) 374-9572
Private landlords have a few section 8 homes. They may be leased to qualified low income families, and the New Mexico Housing Choice Voucher can be used to pay for them. Or find emergency online about the waiting list status or expedited section 8.

Clovis HA
Type: Section 8, Code: NM065
2101 W Grand Avenue
Clovis, NM 88101
Phone: (575) 769-7902 Fax: (575) 769-7900

Cuba HA
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: NM071
29 Rainbow Loop
Cuba, NM 87013
Phone: (505) 289-3499 Fax: (505) 289-2028

Espanola HA
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: NM039  or Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: NM010
136 Calle Del Pajarito
Espanola, NM 87532
Phone: (505) 753-3897 Fax: (505) 753-5364

Eunice HA
Type: Low-Rent, Code: NM027
706 15th St.
Eunice, NM 88231
Phone: (505) 394-2672 Fax: (505) 394-3944
Call the non-profit to apply for section 8. Or get the latest waiting list status. As demand is high and the number of vouchers are limited.

San Juan County HA
Type: Section 8, Code: NM066
7450 East Main
Farmington, NM 87402
Phone: (505) 327-5654 Fax: (505) 324-3005

Fort Sumner HA
Type: Low-Rent, Code: NM025
165 E Main Ave
Fort Sumner, NM 88119
Phone: (505) 355-2986 Fax: (505) 355-2987





Gallup HA
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: NM006
203 Debra Drive
Gallup, NM 87301
Phone: (505) 722-4388 Fax: (505) 863-3386
In addition to Section 8, various other housing and rent assistance programs exist in McKinley County New Mexico. They help Native Americans, immigrants and others. The Housing Authority can provide information on applying for section 8, or get referrals from them and find out about your options and the programs to choose from.

Grants HA
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: NM030
508 E. Santa Fe Avenue, Suite B
Grants, NM 87020
Phone: (505) 285-6359 Fax: (505) 285-3784

Las Cruces HA and Dona Ana County
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: NM003
926 S San Pedro Street
Las Cruces, NM 88001
Phone: (505) 528-2005 Fax: (505) 526-8452
Get help with paying rent, apply for Section 8 Housing Vouchers, and learn about other low income assistance programs. the goal is to create safe and affordable housing. Whether is is a section 8 approved home, charity or government aid, many resources are available. Learn more homeless prevention Dona Ana County.

San Miguel County HA
Type: Section 8, Code: NM061
522 Valencia Street
Las Vegas, NM 87701
Phone: (505) 454-1813 Fax: (505) 426-3035

  • Or try the local office in Pecos. Location is 114 Chamisa Circle, Pecos, NM 87552, Phone: (505) 757-6380 Fax: (505) 757-6280

Lordsburg HA
Type: Low-Rent, Code: NM034
1001 Avenida Del Sol
Lordsburg, NM 88045
Phone: (575) 542-8111 Fax: (575) 542-8105

Los Lunas HA
Type: Section 8, Code: NM070. The non-profit agency organization also runs the federal government funded Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program.
3445 Lambros Loop
Los Lunas, NM 87031
Phone: (505) 839-3854 Fax: (505) 352-7745

Lovington HA
Type: Low-Rent, Code: NM023
1605 S 4th Street
Lovington, NM 88260
Phone: (575) 396-5416 Fax: (575) 396-3248

Mountainair HA
Type: Section 8, Code: NM069
107 1/2 Roosevelt
Mountainair, NM 87036
Phone: (505) 847-2416 Fax: (505) 847-0214

Raton HA
Type: Low-Rent, Code: NM008
309 Parsons Avenue
Raton, NM 87740
Phone: (505) 445-8021 Fax: (505) 445-8044







Eastern Regional HA
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: NM063
106 E. Reed
Roswell, New Mexico 88203
Phone: (505) 622-0881 Fax: (505) 622-7507
The local Community Action Agency of HELP is a resource. Government grants for paying bills can be combined with section 8 for housing needs. Families in poverty, seniors, and the disabled often get help with rent subsidized section 8 homes, employment, ESL programs and other services. More on HELP-NM Community Action.

Region IV HA
Type: Section 8, Code: NM064
106 E Reed
Roswell, New Mexico 88202
Phone: (575) 622-0881 Fax: (505) 935-0345

Santa Clara HA
Type: Low-Rent, Code: NM029
214 North Mineral
Santa Clara, NM 88026
Phone: (505) 537-3041 Fax: (505) 537-3041

Santa Fe County HA
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: NM050
52 Camino De Jacobo
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87507
Phone: (505) 992-3058 Fax: (505) 992-3064
Any residents struggling with their rent, utility bills or even other needs (food, medical furniture, etc.) have other options available to them - Section 8 is only one program. There are grants, security deposit help for section 8 homes, legal aid and more. Locate other Santa Fe housing and rent assistance programs.

  • Or try 664 Alta Vista St., Santa Fe, NM 87505, Phone: (505) 988-2859 Fax: (505) 989-7786

Western Regional HA
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: NM067
2545 N Silver Street
Silver City, NM 88061
Phone: (575) 388-1974 Fax: (575) 388-4781

Socorro County HA
Type: Section 8, Code: NM077
PO Box 00
Socorro, NM 87801
Phone: (505) 835-0196 Fax: (505) 835-3461

Springer HA and Colfax County
Type: Low-Rent, Code: NM022
601a El Paso Avenue
Springer, NM 87747
Phone: (505) 483-2836 Fax: (505) 483-5090
Financial resources in the community include rent subsidized housing, homeless shelter, emergency solution grants for rent or section 8, and more. The Housing Authority also runs their own housing in the community and operate, maintain the property, and give other services.

  • Or try Maxwell HA, 215 6th Street, Maxwell, NM 87728, Phone: (505) 375-2745 Fax: (505) 375-2746

Sunland Park HA
Type: Low-Rent, Code: NM075
100 Villa Del Rio Loop
Sunland Park, NM 88063
Phone: (505) 589-9414 Fax: (505) 589-9407

Taos County HA
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: NM038
525 Ranchitos Road ,
Taos, NM 87571
Phone: (575) 758-2460 Fax: (575) 751-1175

Truth Or Consequences HA
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: NM020
108 S Cedar Street
Truth Or Consequences, NM 87901
Phone: (575) 894-2244 Fax: (575) 894-0756
Call the agency for both help with rent, and to get information on other resources and services. Section 8 is an option for the poor, migrant workers, and others in a limited income.





Tucumcari HA
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: NM033
323 E Smith
Tucumcari, NM 88401
Phone: (575) 461-4403 Fax: (575) 461-4893

Vaughn HA
Type: Low-Rent, Code: NM045
4th & Yucca
Vaughn, NM 88353
Phone: (505) 584-2364 Fax: (505) 584-0064
This county, East of Bernalillo, has a rural section 8 housing choice vouchers. Low income families can also transfer, or port, their voucher to help them pay rent in a different region. More information is online, or contact the housing authority for applications.

Wagon Mound HA
Type: Low-Rent, Code: NM032
710 Catron Avenue
Wagon Mound, New Mexico 87752
Phone: (575) 666-2268 Fax: (575) 666-9023


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