NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – The state and city of Albuquerque will offer $ 170 million in COVID-19 rental and utility services. Starting Monday, New Mexicans can apply for the Emergency Rental Assistance Program. The federal aid will be distributed to households that are suffering from financial difficulties due to COVID-19. The state says New Mexicans will be able to apply for assistance starting April 5.
“New Mexicans have overcome incredible challenges over the past year,” said Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham in a press release from the New Mexico Department of Finance and Administration to support businesses and individuals at every opportunity – and this program is more the same as we are committed to Make the best use of the dollars available: help the New Mexicans. “