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Those seeking assistance should review the current FAQ at www.RentHelpNM.org to learn more about eligibility and documentation needed for their application. The help desk phone number is 1-833-485-1334.

The state of New Mexico will either pay the landlord and/or the utility provider directly depending on the financial assistance request by the applicant. 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 to ensure a streamlined process for receiving payment.

Anniversaries & What’s New
Does your destination or tourism business have upcoming news in 2021/2022? Whether its a new product, experience, expansion, anniversary or major milestone, we at the New Mexico Tourism Department want to know about it to including in pitching and earned media efforts. Please share your news with us in a timely manner, as we may be able to incorporate in campaigns and pitches to national travel writers. Click here.

The Small Business Administration (SBA) announced key details on application requirements, eligibility, and a program guide for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RFF). The restaurant industry has been among the hardest-hit sectors during the economic downturn caused by the pandemic. Applications are now open. Click here.


Single Family Home Repair Loans and Grants
U.S. Department of Agriculture
USDA Rural Development provides funds to elderly and very-low-income homeowners to remove health and safety hazards, perform necessary repairs, improve or modernize a home, make homes accessible for people with disabilities, or make homes more energy efficient so these very-low-income families use less of their income on utility bills. Application Deadline: Open
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