Homelessness

Two FEMA disaster recovery centers open in New Mexico

26 ViewsNEW MEXICO (KRQE) – Two FEMA disaster recovery centers are now open in New Mexico for those impacted by wildfires. At the centers, residents can get help with disaster assistance applications, upload documents and get any questions answered.

Rebuilding after wildfire rips through Ruidoso

8 ViewsMany families left with nothing. RUIDOSO, N.M. — Clean-up is underway in Ruidoso after the McBride and Nogal Canyon fires rip through the village. Many families are beginning to rebuild, but it’s no easy task.

New housing development takes a different approach to end homelessness

6 ViewsALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A new housing development trying to tackle homelessness is taking a new approach to the problem. While other housing options require residents to be clean of any drug or alcohol use, the new development, Hope Village, believes housing first is the solution to ending homelessness altogether.

New Mexico Afghans gather donations for Holloman Air Force Base

3 ViewsAs the situation in Afghanistan intensifies, Afghan Albuquerque residents are doing everything they can to support the Afghans that are being flown into Holloman air force base. Mohammad Sharif said his neighbors have given him donations to collect for the Afghan Society of New Mexico.

New Mexico Supreme Court adopts new rules to help prevent foreclosures

6 ViewsNEW MEXICO (KRQE) – The New Mexico Supreme Court outlined rules aimed at helping New Mexican at risk of losing their homes. The new rules require that a homeowner is given information about their loan and possible ways to avoid losing their home. These new rules will apply to any foreclosure

Belen seeks emergency declaration after devastating flooding

7 ViewsBELEN, N.M. — The Belen mayor said state reps are there this week assessing the damage to see if they can issue an emergency declaration after the city saw major flooding last week. Exactly a week ago, intense rain caused major flooding and damage to more than a thousand structures

Facing Eviction?: Talk To Your Landlord First

3 ViewsAs housing prices skyrocket, unemployment persists and wages are stagnant, housing security has become urgent. A federal judge last week struck down the CDC’s eviction moratorium. In New Mexico there are some local protections for renters, however, there are ways around those rules and many will soon expire. UNM law professor Serge Martinez talked