HOPWA (Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS)
This program provides housing assistance to low-income individuals (and their families) who have a medical diagnosis of HIV/AIDS.
HOPWA service providers:
Housing Case Manager – Michael Kargas
4710 Jefferson NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109
649 Harkle Road Suite E, Santa Fe, NM 87505
HQS Inspection & Section 8 Manager - Geraldine Maldonado
301 Otero Ave., Socorro, NM 87801
Program Manager – Lindsay Martin
1200 S. Richardson Ave., Roswell, NM 88203
|Southwest CARE Center (SWCC)||
City of Albuquerque and the Northern RegionCounties Served: Bernalillo, San Juan, Taos, Union, Los Alamos, Harding, Sandoval, San Miguel, Rio Arriba, Colfax, McKinley, Mora, Cibola, Santa Fe
|El Camino Real Housing Authority (ECR)||
Southern Region 1Counties Served: Valencia, Guadalupe, Socorro, Curry, Torrance, Quay, DeBaca
|Alianza of New Mexico (ANM)||
Southern Region 2Counties Served: Catron, Roosevelt, Sierra, Hidalgo, Dona Ana, Eddy, Lincoln, Grant, Chaves, Luna, Otero, Lea
HOPWA housing assistance is administered through three HUD programs:
• Tenant-based rental assistance: Rental assistance for low-income individuals and families.
• Short-term rent, mortgage and utility assistance: Rental, mortgage or utility assistance for individuals and families who are at risk of becoming homeless; increased access to supportive services.
• Permanent housing placement: Moving cost assistance to help unhoused families and individuals move into permanent housing. The following items may be covered:
o Application fees and credit check expenses
o One-time utility connection fees
o Rental security deposits
o First and last months' rent
If you have been medically diagnosed with HIV/AIDS, are income qualified and are interested in learning more about how HOPWA can help you, please contact the service provider in your area.