Moratorium on evictions ends

Coronavirus New Mexico

NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – The federal moratorium on evictions ended Saturday, July 31. The city says it’s continuing to offer financial help for people needing to pay rent and utilities.


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Officials say federal funds are still available for renters who make at or below 80% of the area’s median income have been affected by COVID, and are at risk of homelessness. Eligible households may receive up to 15 months of assistance, though people do need to reapply for assistance every three months.

Landlords and utility providers are encouraged to download a W9 and submit it to DFA via ERAVendor.Relations@state.nm.us as soon as possible. The City of Albuquerque also has other rental and utility assistance available. Visit, cabq.gov/rent for more information.

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