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

505-437-5621

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 45% 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 as of the last set of publicly available data. 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)

Housing Authority Annual and 5 Year Plans

Public housing agencies, also called public housing authorities, which receive funding from HUD, are required to submit and receive approval from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development of both an Annual Plan and a 5 Year Plan. These plans establish each housing authority’s policies, strategies, programs and operations for meeting the housing needs of persons within their target area.

The housing authority plans include specific details about the cost of renovations to real estate (also known as capital improvements), changes to Section 8 HCV policies, planned redevelopment of public housing projects and other major administrative changes.

Following are the HUD-approved public housing agency plans for Housing Authority of the City of Alamogordo.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2008 6/27/08 Plan
2006 3/16/07 Plan
2005 1/9/06 Plan
2003 12/3/03 Plan
2002 3/17/03 Plan
2001 2/21/01 Plan
2000 5/23/00 Plan