Housing Resources

Albuquerque Housing Authority Programs and Eligibility: Link

Direct Access to HUD-Subsidized Developments

Lafayette Square Apartments
3901 Lafayette Dr. NE
(505) 881-7991

Sunny Acres
2821 Mountain Road NW
(505) 242-1361

Sandia Vista Apartments
901 Tramway Blvd. NE
(505) 298-4461

St. Anthony Plaza
1750 Indian School NW
(505) 766-5619

Montgomery Manor
4301 Morris NE
(505) 296-9023

Canyon Ridge Apartments
200 Figueroa NE
(505) 299-8066

Westwood Village
901 68th St. NW
(505) 831-1177

Elderly or Disabled Only

Brentwood Gardens
6302 Harper NE
(505) 821-0818

Encino East
414 Alvarado SE
(505) 266-7736

Encino House
609 Encino Pl. NE
(505) 247-4185

La Resolana
1025 Chelwood NE
(505) 296-1425

Solar Villa
1135 Texas NE

Rio Vista
770 Juan Tabo NE
(505) 293-5565

Albuquerque Silvercrest
4400 Pan American Frwy. NE
(505) 883-1068

Additional Housing Resources in Albuquerque

Supportive Housing Coalition of New Mexico
202 Central Ave SE Suite 300, 
ABQ, NM 87102
(505) 255-3643
Healthcare related services for the homeless.

Albuquerque Rescue Mission
PO Box 331 , ABQ, NM 87103
(505) 346-4673
Day & night shelters, meals, clothing, employment placement and social service advocacy services for homeless men and women.

American Red Cross Emergency Minor Home Repair
PO Box 80250, ABQ, NM 87198
(505) 265-8514
Minor home repair for low to moderate income homeowners.

11300 Lomas NE, ABQ, NM 87112
(505) 332-6700
Residential support systems for people with mental retardation and developmental disabilities.

Bernalillo County Housing Department 
1900 Bridge SW, ABQ, NM 87105
(505) 314-0200
Public Housing for elderly, handicapped or disabled county residents, Section 8 voucher programs, and housing rehabilitation programs.

Bridges Supportive Housing
PO Box 25823, ABQ, NM 87125
(505) 246-0944
Supportive housing for homeless single women and homeless women with children.

Catholic Charities
6001 Marble NE, ABQ, NM 87110
(505) 724-4670
Transitional housing program to help move homeless families to permanent housing.

City of Albuquerque Affordable Housing Hot Line
(505) 768-3400
Information on city-sponsored affordable housing developments.

City of Albuquerque Department of Senior Affairs
714 7th St. SW, ABQ, NM 87102
(505) 764-6400
Minor home repair and home chores for senior homeowners.

City of Albuquerque Human Rights Office
PO Box 1293, ABQ, NM 87103
(505) 924-3380
Promotes awareness and practice of fair housing laws, investigates housing discrimination complaints.

Consumer Credit Counseling Services-SW
2727 San Pedro NE, Suite 117, ABQ, NM 87110
Provides education in the appropriate use of credit and homebuying.

Family Housing Development Corp. 
PO Box 12862, ABQ, NM 87195
(505) 873-9638
Down payment and financing assistance for qualified first time homebuyers.

Good Shepherd Center
PO Box 749, ABQ, NM 87102
(505) 243-2527
Emergency services for the homeless, including shelter, meals, clothing, and referrals.

Greater Albuquerque Habitat for Humanity 
4520 Montgomery NE Suite 4, ABQ, NM 87109
(505) 265-0057
New home construction for low income families.

Greater Albuquerque Housing Partnership (GAHP)
110 2nd St. SW Suite 304, ABQ, NM 87102
(505) 244-1614
Developing affordable housing, provide counseling for first time homebuyers.

Home New Mexico
2300 Menaul NE, ABQ, NM 87104
(505) 889-9486
Assist disabled homeseekers with homeownership resources.

Joy Junction
4500 2nd St. SW, ABQ, NM 87125
(505) 877-6967
Emergency shelter for homeless and transients.

Marie Amadea Shelter
PO Box 708, ABQ, NM 87103
(505) 242-1516
Shelter, counseling, transportation, education (New Futures High School) GED help.

Neighborhood Housing Services of Albuquerque
1500 Lomas NW Suite B, ABQ, NM 87104
(505) 243-5511
Home rehabilitation loans for low income families in the Downtown, Sawmill and Wells Park neighborhoods.

New Day Youth and Family Services 
2820 Ridgecrest SE, ABQ, NM 87108
(505) 260-9912
Temporary shelter for runaway or homeless youth. Crisis shelter with counseling and referral services.

NM Mortgage Finance Authority (MFA)
344 4th St. SW, ABQ, NM 87102
(505) 843-6880
Provides a variety of housing finance programs for low income New Mexicans.

Noon Day Ministry
101 Broadway NE, ABQ, NM 87125
(505) 246-8001
Provides many services such as day shelter, showers, laundry, counseling and luncheon program for the poor and homeless.

Rehabilitation Services and Veterans Program
406 San Mateo NE Suite 122, ABQ, NM 87108
Operates job placement services and an affordable housing complex. Offers affordable housing assistance and other services.

S.A.F.E. House
PO Box 25363, ABQ, NM 87125
(505) 247-4219
Emergency shelter and counseling services for victims of domestic violence.

Saint Martin’s Hospitality Center, Inc. 
PO Box 27258, ABQ, NM 87125
(505) 766-6876
Day shelter, clothing exchange, supportive housing, motel lease assistance and other services.

The Salvation Army 
PO Drawer 27690, ABQ, NM 87125
(505) 881-4293
Emergency shelter and meals for the homeless, along with many other services.

Sawmill Community Land Trust
904 19th Street, ABQ, NM 87102
(505) 764-0359
Develops and builds permanently affordable, quality housing for persons with low to moderate income.

Transitional Living Services, Inc.
4020 Central SE, ABQ, NM 87108
(505) 268-5295
Emergency, group and rehabilitation programs for severely disabled mentally ill adults.

United South Broadway Corp. (USBC) 
1500 Walter SE Room 204, ABQ, NM 87125
(505) 764-8867
Homeownership services including down payment grant assistance and other financial subsidies for first time homebuyers.

Women’s Housing Coalition 
3005 San Pedro NE, ABQ, NM 87110
(505) 884-8856
Provides affordable housing through a two year housing program to very low income and homeless women.

Youth Development, Inc. 
6301 Central NW, ABQ, NM 87105
(505) 831-6038

Rental Assistance / Section 8 Program

The Section 8 Voucher Program allows low income citizens to find their own places to rent in Albuquerque. Voucher holders are free to choose any house that meets minimum health and safety standards where the landlord is willing to participate in the Section 8 program. Once a family finds a home that they wish to rent, AHA must inspect it to make sure that it meets HUD’s housing quality standards. AHA also checks to make sure that the rents are reasonable and within the fair market rent range for Albuquerque. Households assisted through the Section 8 program pay 30% of their income toward the rent. AHA pays private landlords the difference between what participating households pay and the rent for the units. Through this program, over 5,000 Albuquerque families receive rental assistance.

Room to Move:
We can’t imagine why anyone would want to leave Albuquerque, but Section 8 voucher holders can choose to be “portable”. Section 8 vouchers come with portability rights that allow voucher holders to leave AHA’s jurisdiction and use their voucher anywhere in the U.S. or its territories where there is a housing authority with a Section 8 program.

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