BERNALILLO COUNTY, N.M. (KRQE) – People struggling to make rent can now get some extra help from the county. Bernalillo County residents who need help to pay rent or utility payments because of the pandemic can apply for up to $5,000 through the CARES Act.
The grant covers rent and renters’ utility payments which will be applied towards past rent and utilities through December of 2021. Bernalillo County received $5 million for assistance. Applications for the grant opens up on Monday.