Housing Authority of the City of Alamogordo
104 Avenida Amigos
Alamogordo, Otero County, NM

505-437-5621

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The Section 8 and Public Housing programs administered by this housing authority are often over subscribed requiring the use of a waiting list. The waiting list would typically only open for brief periods. To find out of the waiting list is open or when it may open, please contact the housing authority directly.

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2

Public Housing Projects

221

Public Housing Units

Small (50 - 249)

Public Housing Size

No units

Section 8 Size

Low-Rent

Program Type

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Housing Authority of the City of Alamogordo
104 Avenida Amigos
Alamogordo, Otero County, NM

505-437-5621

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Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Housing Authority of the City of Alamogordo administers a public housing program. The housing authority owns and manages 2 projects which contain 221 affordable rental units.

According to HUD, Housing Authority of the City of Alamogordo is determined to be a Small public housing authority, meaning it manages between 50 - 249 public housing units.

Housing Authority of the City of Alamogordo is among the 46% of New Mexico housing authorities that only offer public housing. Section 8 assistance in its target area is administered by another nearby housing authority.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (hud.gov, 2014)

SEMAP Performance What are SEMAP Scores?

Each year HUD reviews and scores the housing authority’s Section 8 program management based on 14 different criteria. This score is a reflection of how well the housing authority manages the Section 8 waiting list, the physical quality of housing assisted with Section 8 and the financial management of the program.

From 2001 to 2009, Housing Authority of the City of Alamogordo scored an average of 54 points. The housing authority had a high score of 72 in 2002 and a low score of 42 in 2001. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in New Mexico is 67.03.

Housing Authority of the City of Alamogordo has an average score that is less than the average New Mexico housing authority. Higher SEMAP scores indicate more effective financial management, a smoother waiting list process and higher quality physical conditions at assisted properties.

Source President's Open Government Directive (hud.gov/offices/pih/, 2012)

Latest Public Housing Inspection Scores What are REAC Scores?

Every public housing project is inspected every one to three years by HUD.

Housing Authority of the City of Alamogordo manages one rental property which has an inspection score of 80. To be a passing score, a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. Plaza Hacienda Homes has a passing score.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (data.gov, 2014)