scp-photo

Housing Services & Programs

Information about housing services and other programs.

The City of Albuquerque Community Development (CD) Division provides grant assistance for programs and services that serve persons of low and moderate income* through City general funds and entitlement funds received from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Housing

Read our CABQ Affordable Housing Strategies 2022–2025 here

Affordable Housing Resources

  • Purchasing an affordable home
  • Finding affordable apartments and rental housing
  • Purchasing or renting a foreclosed property
  • Homebuyer Counseling.

Read more about Affordable Housing Resources

Community Development Block Grant

Community Development Block Grant funds are used to develop viable urban communities by providing decent housing and a suitable living environment and expanding economic opportunities, principally for persons of low and moderate income. Community Development Block Grant funds are budgeted for public facilities and capital improvements, housing programs, and public services.

Learn more about Community Development Block Grants

Fair Housing

Housing discrimination is against the law. If you feel that you have been denied the sale, rent, or financing of a home because of religion, race, color, national origin, sex, familial status, or disability, report it to HUD or your local fair housing center.

Source of Income Discrimination

The Albuquerque Human Rights Ordinance prohibits discrimination in housing, including most rentals, based on a person's source of income. This law is now in effect.

Read the Source of Income Discrimination Guidance for Rentals in English and Spanish

Contact the Office of Civil Rights to learn more

HOME-ARP Program

The City of Albuquerque was awarded $7,412,150 as part of the American Rescue Plan (ARP) to assist individuals or households who are homeless, at risk of homelessness, and other vulnerable populations by providing housing, rental assistance, supportive services, and non-congregate shelter to reduce homelessness and increase housing stability. These grant funds will be administered through HUD's HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME).

Additional feedback and question regarding the City's HOME-ARP allocation plan can be sent to Sergio Leaños at [email protected].

HOME Investment Partnership Act

The HOME Investment Partnership Act funds expand the supply of decent, safe, sanitary, and affordable housing for low-income persons. The HOME budget includes housing rehabilitation, down payment assistance, and affordable housing development.

Learn more about the HOME Investment Partnership Act

2021 HUD HOME Income & Rent Limits (Effective June 1, 2021)

2022 HUD Home Income & Rent Limits (Effective June 15, 2022)

Workforce Housing Plan

The City's Workforce Housing Plan (Chapter V of the Consolidated Plan) outlines the city's policies regarding affordable housing activities in Albuquerque. The Plan is implemented using HOME and Community Development Block Grant grants as well as the Housing Trust Fund authorized in the City's Workforce Housing Ordinance.

The Plan's primary goals are to preserve existing and new affordable housing, protect the most vulnerable populations in our community, promote home ownership for those excluded from the market, create housing that is sustainable and affordable, and allocate funding for capacity building and long-term stewardship of affordable housing.

Learn more about the Workforce Housing Plan

Workforce Housing Trust Funds

Workforce Housing Trust Funds are a permanently dedicated source of revenue used to support the preservation and production of affordable housing. These funds can be leveraged with additional resources, including HOME and Community Development Block Grant, and have a long-term affordability requirement.

 

Additional Resources

 

More Information

For information about applying for funds, please call (505) 768-2860. Please also see our page on eviction prevention.