Qualify for Housing Assistance in New Mexico

There are several federal programs that can help you with affordable housing, whether renting or buying. However, these assistance programs all have eligibility guidelines that must be met.

In order to qualify for low-income housing assistance, you will need to complete an application with your local Public Housing Authority. But before you do, check your state's income limits to verify your eligibility. Below are the income requirements for housing assistance in New Mexico.


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Albuquerque, NM
30% of Median$12500$14300$16050$17850$19300$20700$22150$23550
Very Low Income$20850$23800$26800$29750$32150$34500$36900$39250
Low-Income$33300$38100$42850$47600$51400$55200$59000$62850
Farmington, NM
30% of Median$10700$12200$13750$15250$16450$17700$18900$20150
Very Low Income$17800$20300$22850$25400$27450$29450$31500$33550
Low-Income$28450$32500$36600$40650$43900$47150$50400$53650
Las Cruces, NM
30% of Median$9300$10600$11950$13250$14300$15350$16450$17500
Very Low Income$15450$17650$19850$22050$23800$25600$27350$29100
Low-Income$24700$28250$31750$35300$38100$40950$43750$46600
Santa Fe, NM
30% of Median$13850$15850$17800$19800$21400$22950$24550$26150
Very Low Income$23100$26400$29700$33000$35650$38300$40900$43550
Low-Income$36950$42250$47500$52800$57000$61250$65450$69700
Catron County, NM
30% of Median$9300$10600$11950$13250$14300$15350$16450$17500
Very Low Income$15450$17650$19850$22050$23800$25600$27350$29100
Low-Income$24700$28250$31750$35300$38100$40950$43750$46600
Chaves County, NM
30% of Median$9300$10600$11950$13250$14300$15350$16450$17500
Very Low Income$15450$17650$19850$22050$23800$25600$27350$29100
Low-Income$24700$28250$31750$35300$38100$40950$43750$46600
Cibola County, NM
30% of Median$9300$10600$11950$13250$14300$15350$16450$17500
Very Low Income$15450$17650$19850$22050$23800$25600$27350$29100
Low-Income$24700$28250$31750$35300$38100$40950$43750$46600
Colfax County, NM
30% of Median$10150$11600$13050$14500$15650$16800$18000$19150
Very Low Income$16900$19300$21750$24150$26100$28000$29950$31900
Low-Income$27050$30900$34800$38650$41750$44850$47950$51000
Curry County, NM
30% of Median$9350$10700$12000$13350$14400$15500$16550$17600
Very Low Income$15600$17800$20050$22250$24050$25800$27600$29350
Low-Income$24900$28500$32050$35600$38450$41300$44150$47000
De Baca County, NM
30% of Median$9300$10600$11950$13250$14300$15350$16450$17500
Very Low Income$15450$17650$19850$22050$23800$25600$27350$29100
Low-Income$24700$28250$31750$35300$38100$40950$43750$46600
Eddy County, NM
30% of Median$10500$12000$13500$15000$16200$17400$18600$19800
Very Low Income$17500$20000$22500$25000$27000$29000$31000$33000
Low-Income$28000$32000$36000$40000$43200$46400$49600$52800
Grant County, NM
30% of Median$9400$10750$12100$13450$14550$15600$16700$17750
Very Low Income$15700$17950$20200$22450$24250$26050$27850$29650
Low-Income$25150$28700$32300$35900$38750$41650$44500$47400
Guadalupe County, NM
30% of Median$9300$10600$11950$13250$14300$15350$16450$17500
Very Low Income$15450$17650$19850$22050$23800$25600$27350$29100
Low-Income$24700$28250$31750$35300$38100$40950$43750$46600
Harding County, NM
30% of Median$10100$11550$13000$14450$15600$16750$17900$19050
Very Low Income$16850$19300$21700$24100$26050$27950$29900$31800
Low-Income$27000$30850$34700$38550$41650$44700$47800$50900
Hidalgo County, NM
30% of Median$9300$10600$11950$13250$14300$15350$16450$17500
Very Low Income$15450$17650$19850$22050$23800$25600$27350$29100
Low-Income$24700$28250$31750$35300$38100$40950$43750$46600
Lea County, NM
30% of Median$9550$10900$12300$13650$14750$15850$16950$18000
Very Low Income$15950$18200$20500$22750$24550$26400$28200$30050
Low-Income$25500$29100$32750$36400$39300$42200$45150$48050
Lincoln County, NM
30% of Median$11050$12650$14200$15800$17050$18350$19600$20850
Very Low Income$18450$21100$23700$26350$28450$30550$32650$34800
Low-Income$29500$33700$37950$42150$45500$48900$52250$55650
Los Alamos County, NM
30% of Median$21500$24550$27650$30700$33150$35600$38050$40500
Very Low Income$35850$40950$46100$51200$55300$59400$63500$67600
Low-Income$44800$51200$57600$64000$69100$74250$79350$84500
Luna County, NM
30% of Median$9300$10600$11950$13250$14300$15350$16450$17500
Very Low Income$15450$17650$19850$22050$23800$25600$27350$29100
Low-Income$24700$28250$31750$35300$38100$40950$43750$46600
McKinley County, NM
30% of Median$9300$10600$11950$13250$14300$15350$16450$17500
Very Low Income$15450$17650$19850$22050$23800$25600$27350$29100
Low-Income$24700$28250$31750$35300$38100$40950$43750$46600
Mora County, NM
30% of Median$9300$10600$11950$13250$14300$15350$16450$17500
Very Low Income$15450$17650$19850$22050$23800$25600$27350$29100
Low-Income$24700$28250$31750$35300$38100$40950$43750$46600
Otero County, NM
30% of Median$9650$11000$12400$13750$14850$15950$17050$18150
Very Low Income$16050$18350$20650$22950$24800$26600$28450$30300
Low-Income$25700$29350$33050$36700$39650$42550$45500$48450
Quay County, NM
30% of Median$9300$10600$11950$13250$14300$15350$16450$17500
Very Low Income$15450$17650$19850$22050$23800$25600$27350$29100
Low-Income$24700$28250$31750$35300$38100$40950$43750$46600
Rio Arriba County, NM
30% of Median$9500$10900$12250$13600$14700$15800$16850$17950
Very Low Income$15900$18150$20450$22700$24500$26350$28150$29950
Low-Income$25400$29050$32650$36300$39200$42100$45000$47900
Roosevelt County, NM
30% of Median$9300$10600$11950$13250$14300$15350$16450$17500
Very Low Income$15450$17650$19850$22050$23800$25600$27350$29100
Low-Income$24700$28250$31750$35300$38100$40950$43750$46600
San Miguel County, NM
30% of Median$9300$10600$11950$13250$14300$15350$16450$17500
Very Low Income$15450$17650$19850$22050$23800$25600$27350$29100
Low-Income$24700$28250$31750$35300$38100$40950$43750$46600
Sierra County, NM
30% of Median$9300$10600$11950$13250$14300$15350$16450$17500
Very Low Income$15450$17650$19850$22050$23800$25600$27350$29100
Low-Income$24700$28250$31750$35300$38100$40950$43750$46600
Socorro County, NM
30% of Median$9300$10600$11950$13250$14300$15350$16450$17500
Very Low Income$15450$17650$19850$22050$23800$25600$27350$29100
Low-Income$24700$28250$31750$35300$38100$40950$43750$46600
Taos County, NM
30% of Median$9400$10700$12050$13400$14450$15550$16600$17700
Very Low Income$15600$17850$20050$22300$24100$25850$27650$29450
Low-Income$25000$28550$32150$35700$38550$41400$44250$47100
Union County, NM
30% of Median$9750$11100$12500$13900$15000$16100$17250$18350
Very Low Income$16200$18500$20850$23150$25000$26850$28700$30550
Low-Income$25950$29650$33350$37050$40000$43000$45950$48900