Affordable Housing

Factors combine to boost hunger across Southern New Mexico

45 Views  Â SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO – A perfect storm of factors appears to be driving extra demand for food assistance across the southern half of the state.  First, in line with the federal government’s declared end of the pandemic emergency, financial aid to families for food via the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance

New Mexico Projecting Sharp Increase In Homelessness

243 Views  Â According to a report by the Legislative Finance Committee homelessness in New Mexico is projected to increase 48-percent in 2023. The report also says it’s getting harder for people to find a place to live that they can afford.

New Mexico governor pushes for affordable housing with executive order

209 Views  Â NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham wants to take steps to make housing more affordable. She signed an executive order on Tuesday that creates a council from the public and private sectors to examine the best ways to bring housing pricing down.

Residents of Las Cruces chronicle their struggle to find affordable housing

234 Views  Â Rebecca and Jared are both residents of Las Cruces, and recently found housing through Mesilla Valley Community of Hope, a nonprofit that aids individuals experiencing homelessness in the community. After six months of being unhoused, Rebecca said that she is grateful for the assistance, but more needs to

Millennials became homeowners later than their parents and grandparents. Here’s why.

242 Views  Â (The Hill) – Millennials are now a homeowner-majority generation — a milestone achieved amid a global pandemic and an unsteady housing market. The country’s largest generation has added millions to the homeowner ranks in the last decade alone and reached 18.2 million owners last year, according to recent data from the listing