MFA COVID-19 Housing Cost Assistance Program. Recipients will receive as much as $1,500 a month for up to three months to pay back rent or mortgage payments. Assistance does not have to be repaid. Applications for MFA’s COVID-19 Housing Cost Assistance Program will be taken from 8 a.m. November 2 through 5 p.m. November 13 only. Several supporting documents must be submitted with the application, so it is a good idea to get started as soon as possible. Go to housingnm.org to apply online OR request a paper application by calling 505.308.4206 or 866.488.0498. Download a flier in English and Spanish.
Bernalillo County Rental and Housing Assistance. The Bernalillo County CARES Rental and Utility Assistance grant has extended the deadline for applications to December 5th. Through this program, the county is offering up to $5,000 to qualifying residential renters located within Bernalillo County, including the City of Albuquerque. Landlords are also being encouraged to begin the grant process to recoup back rent. Landlords who apply will also need their renters to submit the proper application and supplemental documents. Apply at www.bernco.gov/housing. Learn More.
Homewise Non-Profit Offers Emergency Mortgage Assistance. Homewise is offering Emergency Mortgage Assistance to those affected by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. If you are having difficulty paying your mortgage and do not qualify for unemployment or government assistance at this time, contact a Homewise representative at (505) 983-9473 or visit the Homewise website.