Organization/Contact Services/Comments Phone            


A housing search provider for students.


Albuquerque Department of Family and Community 

Links to listings of emergency shelters for men, women, and families; links to transitional and permanent supportive housing assistance; rental assistance and case management to prevent eviction; motel vouchers

(505) 265-8514

Albuquerque HealthCare for the Homeless

Motel vouchers for families with children

(505) 242-4644

Albuquerque Housing Services Division

Comprehensive housing assistance

(505) 764-3920

Albuquerque Opportunity Center (program of Heading Home)

Overnight emergency men's shelter. Also has beds devoted to respite care for homeless men with acute injury or illness. Sometimes posts housing leads.

(505) 344-2323


Crisis shelter for children ages 12-17, with meals and counseling. 30 day maximum.

(505) 877-0371

Apartment List

Find apartments in Albuquerque and surrounding areas.


Barrett House

Emergency shelter, transitional housing, and permanent housing for women with children

(505) 246-9244


Bernalillo County Environ. Health Office

Investigates conditions including food safety, insect and rodent control, safety and sanitation in dwellings, swimming pools, noise issues

(505) 314-0310

Bernalillo County Housing Department

A variety of services for county residents, including assisted housing, public housing, homeownership, home rehabilitation. Links to other NM housing authorities and resources.

(505) 314-0200

Catholic Charities

Rental assistance program (RAP), assistance for single parents who are homeless to become self-sufficient (La Luz), assistance for single adults or single parents with a disability who are chronically homeless (Partners in Housing), and assistance with permanent housing for low-income seniors (Hibernian House)

(505) 724-4611 (RAP)

(505) 724-4670 (La Luz and Partners in Housing)

(505) 489-7322 (Hibernian House)

Community Options, Inc.

National organization with offices in Albuquerque, Santa Fe, and Las Cruces. Develops residential and employment supports for persons with severe disabilities. Assists with transition from institutional to community residence.

(505) 265-7936 (Albuquerque)

(505) 989-1471 (Santa Fe)

(575) 532-9275 (Las Cruces)

Community Voice Mail--CLOSED June 2014



Crisis Center of Northern NM

Transitional housing, emergency shelter, legal assistance, counseling, and referrals for victims of domestic violence

(505) 753-1656

El Camino Real Housing Authority (formerly Socorro County Housing Authority)

Manages Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) program, home ownership and rehabilitation programs, low-income apartments, services to assist persons who are elderly or disabled with housing

(575) 835-0196

El Ranchito de los Niños 

Home and farm that keeps siblings together, alternative to foster care

(505) 565-4470

Family Promise of Albuquerque

Assists homeless families with minor children by working with local congregations to provide food and shelter. Small shelter available, with support services.

(505) 268-0331

Gallup Housing Authority

Handles low income and section 8 housing. Lists housing units available, HUD score, requirements for residence.

(505) 722-4388

Good Shepherd Center

Food, clothing, shelter, health services, emergency assistance, and community resource referral. Service outlet for other homeless programs that do not provide residential shelter, including emergency medical and post-hospitalization aftercare and Health Care for Homeless referrals. Reaches out to the homeless in focusing on the causes of their dilemma in self-destructive behaviors. Address can be used to apply for benefits or other services needing an address.

(505) 243-2527

Heading Home (used to be Metropolitan Homelessness Project)

Provides permanent, supportive housing for people who are medically vulnerable and experiencing chronic homelessness. Working to make experiences of homelessness rare, short-lived, and non-recurring 

(505) 226-1700

HELP NM Housing

Provides limited number of housing units for those with physical or mental disabilities or who are homeless

(505) 766-4963

Homelessness in New Mexico

Sleep Study and a complete Accommodation directory


Housing Code Enforcement (City of Albuquerque)

Enforces City zoning code and Uniform Housing Code.

(505) 924-3454

HUD-Subsidized Housing

Database of housing options for all of New Mexico, searchable by community, category of need (disability, elderly, family). Information about Section 8 housing vouchers, public housing, income limits, and more. 

(505) 346-6463

John Marshall Community Center

Rent and utilities assistance, other services

(505) 848-1345

Joy Junction

Shelter for families; some transitional housing options

(505) 877-6967 
(800) 924-0569

The Life Link- Santa Fe

Provides stable permanent housing for people who are homeless or recovering from substance abuse or mental illness

(505) 438-0010

Metropolitan Homelessness Project--now called Heading Home

See Heading Home, above


Mountainair Housing

Now under Western Regional Housing Authority, below


Multi-Service Center: Alamosa

Rent and utilities assistance, other services

(505) 836-8800

New Day Youth and Family Services

Shelter, therapy, and education for teens at risk or homeless. Services include Transitional Living Program for ages 17-21.

(505) 260-9912
Clinical Services

New Day Safe Home

Homelike safe place to live, assistance with education (ages 11-17).

(505) 938-1060
Safe Home

NM Mortgage Finance Authority Housing Services Directory

64-page resource guide for assistance with buying a home, home repairs, overnight shelters for those experiencing homelessness, emergency rent or mortgage assistance, housing for persons with disabilities and the elderly, transitional housing, affordable rental properties, and more


NM Special Needs Housing Initiative

Bernalillo County program administered by HELP NM. Places eligible low-income individuals and families who have a mental or physical disability or who are homeless into permanent supportive housing.

(505) 766-4934

(505) 766-4931

Noon Day Ministries--now called The Rock

See The Rock, below


A Peaceful Habitation

Transitional housing for recently paroled women. Christian orientation. Teaches life skills, choice-making. Provides mentoring, referrals to community agencies.

(505) 440-5937

Rent Cafe

An apartment search website to help assist in finding a place to live.


Rent To Own

Housing rentals for future home owners.

The Rock (aka Noon Day Ministries)

Day shelter. Housing assistance through Heading Home and other referrals. Also serves lunches, provides school supplies, clothing, transportation.


(505) 246-8001

S.A.F.E. House

Shelters survivors of intimate partner violence and provides food, job skills, counseling, assistance with finding permanent housing.

(505) 247-4219

Salvation Army

Rent and utility assistance, liaison with landlords, senior independent living facility.

(505) 881-4292 

Salvation Army Substance Abuse Recovery Program

Free, 6-month, residential recovery for men

(505) 242-3112

Sangre de Cristo House

Transitional living for women ages18-25 in recovery from substance abuse disorders. Located in Peña Blanca, west of Santa Fe. Welcomes women in recovery transitioning from correctional facilities back into the community and women with children. (A project of Interfaith LEAP)

(505) 465-2040

San Juan County Partnership

Assistance and resources for those homeless or at risk of homelessness

(505) 566-5867

Saranam Homeless Program

Long-term housing with phone and utilities for up to 2 years and case management for homeless families.

(505) 299-6154

Socorro County Housing--now called El Camino Real Housing Authority

See El Camino Real Housing Authority, above



Day shelter in courtyard for all limited overnight shelter space.  Formally ABQ Rescue Mission

(505) 346-4673

St. Martin's Hospitality Center

Day shelter with showers, mail drop, storage, meals, clothing, referrals. Rental assistance for low-income people with a mental health diagnosis and for medically fragile people, through partnership with other community organizations. Comprehensive screening and referral program.

(505) 843-9405 (shelter)
(505) 242-4399 (administration, main contact)

(505) 764-8231 (behavioral health)

SW Neighborhood Housing

Rehab loans, first time buyer loans, down payment and closing cost assistance, foreclosure counseling to help low-to-moderate income residents in Bern., Valencia, Sandoval, and Torrance counties

(505) 243-5511

Supportive Housing Coalition 
of New Mexico

Develops, owns, and manages supportive housing units. Works with community partners who refer and place residents and connect them with support services. Offers rental assistance vouchers for those who are homeless or near homeless and have behavioral health issues.

(505) 255-3643

Teen Parent Residences

City of Albuquerque residence program for teens age 15-21 who are enrolled in high school or working toward GED

(505) 265-7309
(505) 767-6516
(505) 767-6500

T or C Housing Authority 

Manages Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) program, and provides homes for seniors, families, and people with disabilities in T or C, Carlsbad, Deming, Espanola, Lordsburg, and Socorro

(575) 894-2244 ext. 21

Trulia (website)

Free listings and information for rentals and real estate in Albuquerque (or any location)


Village of Los Lunas Housing

Manages Section 8 rental assistance and Home Ownership program

(505) 839-3854

Western Regional Housing Authority

Provides rental assistance under the Housing Choice Voucher and Low Rent Public Housing programs for Catron, Grant, Hidalgo, Luna, Sierra, Socorro, Valencia, and Torrance counties.

(575) 546-6544 (Deming)

(575) 388-1974 (Silver City)

Women's Center of Hope  (a program of Albuquerque Rescue Mission)

Scroll down on page for information about this Christian faith-based residential home for women. 13-18 month program includes assistance with education, spiritual guidance, life and social skills, counseling, physical health referrals.

(505) 243-3310

Women's Housing Coalition

Assists low-income, homeless, single women with children who are motivated to become self-sufficient by providing affordable housing, training, and a variety of support needs, including self-assessment, life and parenting skills, career planning, and accessing community resources

(505) 884-8856

YDI (Main office)

Amistad emergency teen shelter for youth 12-17; Casa Hermosa 18-month transitional living home for youth 16-21 who are runaway, homeless, or aging out of foster care.

(505) 352-3444

(505) 212-7470 Casa Hermosa

Zillow (website)

Free listings and information for rentals and real estate in Albuquerque (or any location)


Zumper  (website) 

Free listings and information for rentals in Albuquerque (or any location). Offers instant online application option, including credit report, for a fee.



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