Housing programs help low and moderate-income New Mexico families find and pay for clean, safe, affordable housing in public or privately owned units. For homeless people or those at risk of becoming homeless, homeless programs provide prevention services and emergency shelter.
Please note that this is not a complete list of housing and homeless programs that may be available to you.
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Homeownership programs help low and moderate-income first-time homebuyers buy their own homes. There are also programs for existing homeowners that help them make necessary improvements or repairs to their homes as well as to prevent foreclosure.
Section 8 tenant-based vouchers help low-income families pay their monthly rent costs. Families with tenant-based vouchers can use their vouchers for any rental unit they choose that meets the program requirements. If you are a landlord who would like to know more about the Section 8 program, see our Landlord's Guide.
Public housing is affordable government-owned rental housing for low and moderate-income families and individuals, seniors, and people with disabilities.
Homelessness prevention programs help individuals and families who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.