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Rental and utilities assistance is available to households experiencing financial hardship due to COVID-19, according to a communication from Camille Baca, from the NM Department of Finance and Administration.
Renters may review the FAQ regarding eligibility and documentation requirements at www.RentHelpNM.org. The help desk phone number is 1-833-485-1334.
Per Ms. Baca, landlords and/or utility providers will be paid directly depending on the financial assistance requested by the applicant. Landlords and Utility providers are encouraged to download a W9 and submit it to DFA via as as soon as possible to ensure a streamlined process for receiving payment.