Albuquerque Housing Authority

This housing agency serves Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Waiting List
Closed: Albuquerque, New Mexico Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Closed:  Public Housing Waiting List Learn More
Closed: Broadway and McKnight Apartments, Affordable Housing Other Waiting List Learn More
Closed: Mod Rehab Other Waiting List Learn More
Closed: Mod Rehab Single Room Occupancy (SRO) Other Waiting List Learn More
Closed: Non Elderly Persons with Disabilities (NED) Other Waiting List Learn More
Closed: Albuquerque, New Mexico Mainstream Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: The Commons at Martineztown Apartments Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: Generations at West Mesa Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: Luminaria Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: Harper Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: Broadway and McKnight Apartments Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: PAH! Highland Plaza Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List Learn More

Closed: Albuquerque, New Mexico Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Albuquerque Housing Authority (AHA) last accepted Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list applications from June 1, 2023, until June 30, 2023. There is no notice when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.

This waiting list had the following preferences:

  • First Preference (pool): The AHA will offer first preference to any family that has been terminated from AHA’s HCV program due to insufficient program funding.
  • Second Preference (pool): AHA will strive to offer 125 vouchers per calendar year to participants in transitional, rapid rehousing or permanent supportive housing programs that meet the following criteria will be eligible for this preference:
    • The supportive housing program serves people experiencing homelessness
    • The supportive housing program is located in the Albuquerque Housing Authority’s (AHA) service area
    • The supportive housing program is willing to provide a letter to AHA verifying the resident is a participant and is willing to assist the applicant with the Housing Choice Voucher Program application process
    • If possible, the supportive housing program will make a good faith effort to provide or provide linkages to case management or comprehensive community support services to the participant for at least 3 months after the participant enters the Housing Choice Voucher Program.
    • At least 20% of the supportive housing program budget comes from local, state or federal government funding.

Selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by random lottery, weighed by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the AHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the AHA public notice on May 1, 2023.

Closed:  Public Housing Waiting List

The Albuquerque Housing Authority (AHA) last accepted Public Housing waiting list applications from April 27, 2023, until July 31,2023.There is no notice when this waiting will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.

This waiting list had the following preferences: Elderly; Disabled; Employed and worked at least 1,040 hours in the past 12 months; Attending accredited educational institution for at least the past 12 months with at least nine credit hours per semester.

It was not known how applicants were placed on the waiting list, weighed by preferences.

For more information, visit the AHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the AHA website on May 1, 2023.

Closed: Broadway and McKnight Apartments, Affordable Housing Other Waiting List

The Albuquerque Housing Authority (AHA) Affordable Housing program waiting list for 1 and 2-Bedroom apartments at Broadway and McKnight Apartments is closed. 

The AHA last accepted applications for this waiting list from August 10, 2022, until the earliest confirmed closed date of March 23, 2023. There is no notice when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application. Paper applications were not accepted.

This waiting list had the following preferences: 

  • Households with children
  • Active Military
  • Veterans

Selected applicants were placed on this waiting list by date and time the application was received, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the AHA website.

This information was verified by the AHA's facebook notice on August 19, 2022.

Closed: Mod Rehab Other Waiting List

The Albuquerque Housing Authority (AHA) MOD Rehabilitation program waiting list for 1 and 2-bedroom apartments is closed.

The AHA last accepted applications for this waiting list from September 1, 2022, until September 30, 2022. There is no notice when this waitlist will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application. Paper applications we're not accepted.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

Selected applicants were placed on this waiting list by random lottery, weighed by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the AHA website.

This information was verified by the AHA's public notice on September 19, 2022.

Closed: Mod Rehab Single Room Occupancy (SRO) Other Waiting List

The Albuquerque Housing Authority (AHA) Section 8 Single Room Occupancy (SRO) program waiting list for single room occupancy units is closed.

The AHA last accepted applications for this waiting list from September 1, 2022, until, September 30, 2022. There is no notice when this waitlist will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application. Paper applications were not accepted.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

Selected applicants were placed on this waiting list by random lottery, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the AHA website.

This information was verified by the AHA's public notice on September 19, 2022.

Closed: Non Elderly Persons with Disabilities (NED) Other Waiting List

The Albuquerque Housing Authority (AHA) Non Elderly Persons with Disabilities (NED) program waiting list is closed. 

The AHA last accepted applications for this waiting list from September 1, 2022, until September 30, 2022. There is no notice when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application. Paper applications were not accepted.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

Selected applicants were placed on this waiting list by random lottery, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the AHA website.

This information was verified by the AHA's public notice on September 19, 2022.

Closed: Albuquerque, New Mexico Mainstream Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Albuquerque Housing Authority (AHA) Section 8 Mainstream Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is closed

The AHA last accepted applications for this waiting list from September 1, 2022, until September 30, 2022. There is no notice when this waitlist will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application. Paper applications were not accepted.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

Selected applicants were placed on this waiting list by random lottery, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the AHA website.

This information was verified by the AHA's public notice on September 19, 2022.

Open Until Further Notice: The Commons at Martineztown Apartments Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The Albuquerque Housing Authority (AHA) Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list for 1, 2, 3 and 4-Bedroom apartments at The Commons at Martineztown is currently open.

The AHA is accepting applications for this waiting list from August 10, 2022, until further notice.

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application. Paper applications will not be accepted.

Please note: According to the AHA website, "AHA has free kiosks available to complete your pre-application. These terminals are available by appointment only, please call (505) 764-3953 or email update@abqha.org to schedule. Walk-ins will not be accepted."

This waiting list has the following preferences:

  • Elderly (62 years or older)
  • Disabled

Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received, weighed by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the AHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the AHA public notice on September, 20, 2022.

Open Until Further Notice: Generations at West Mesa Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The Albuquerque Housing Authority (AHA) Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list for 3-Bedroom apartments at The Generations at West Mesa is currently open.

The AHA is accepting applications for this waiting list from August 10, 2022, until further notice.

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application. Paper applications will not be accepted.

Please note: According to the AHA website, "AHA has free kiosks available to complete your pre-application. These terminals are available by appointment only, please call (505) 764-3953 or email update@abqha.org to schedule. Walk-ins will not be accepted."

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received, weighed by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the AHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the AHA public notice on September, 20, 2022.

Open Until Further Notice: Luminaria Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The Albuquerque Housing Authority (AHA) Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list for 1 and 2-Bedroom apartments at Luminaria is currently open.

The AHA is accepting applications for this waiting list from August 10, 2022, until further notice.

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application. Paper applications will not be accepted.

Please note: According to the AHA website, "AHA has free kiosks available to complete your pre-application. These terminals are available by appointment only, please call (505) 764-3953 or email update@abqha.org to schedule. Walk-ins will not be accepted."

This waiting list has the following preferences:

  • Veterans

Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received, weighed by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the AHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the AHA public notice on September, 20, 2022.

Open Until Further Notice: Harper Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The Albuquerque Housing Authority (AHA) Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list for 2, 3 and 4-Bedroom apartments at Harper is currently open.

The AHA is accepting applications for this waiting list from August 10, 2022, until further notice.

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application. Paper applications will not be accepted.

Please note: According to the AHA website, "AHA has free kiosks available to complete your pre-application. These terminals are available by appointment only, please call (505) 764-3953 or email update@abqha.org to schedule. Walk-ins will not be accepted."

This waiting list has the following preferences:

  • Households with children
  • Active Military
  • Veterans

Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received, weighed by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the AHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the AHA public notice on September, 20, 2022.

Open Until Further Notice: Broadway and McKnight Apartments Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The Albuquerque Housing Authority (AHA) is accepting Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list applications for 3, 4 and 5-Bedroom apartments at Broadway/McKnight from the earliest confirmed open date of March 30, 2023, until further notice.

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application. Paper applications will not be accepted.

Please note: According to the AHA website, "AHA has free kiosks available to complete your pre-application. These terminals are available by appointment only, please call (505) 764-3953 or email update@abqha.org to schedule. Walk-ins will not be accepted."

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received, weighed by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the AHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the AHA public notice on April 5, 2023.

Open Until Further Notice: PAH! Highland Plaza Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The Albuquerque Housing Authority (AHA) is accepting Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list applications for 1, 2 and 3-Bedroom apartments at PAH! Highland Plaza from the earliest confirmed open date of March 30, 2023, until further notice.

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application. Paper applications will not be accepted.

Please note: According to the AHA website, "AHA has free kiosks available to complete your pre-application. These terminals are available by appointment only, please call (505) 764-3953 or email update@abqha.org to schedule. Walk-ins will not be accepted."

This waiting list has the following preferences: Households who have a household member who qualifies as Deafblind/Deaf/Hard of Hearing.

Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received, weighed by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the AHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the AHA public notice on April 5, 2023.

About The Agency

Albuquerque Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 5,298 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher and public housing programs.

1840 University Boulevard Southeast, Albuquerque, NM

Visit Website(505) 764-3920

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How large is the Albuquerque Housing Authority?

Albuquerque Housing Authority serves 3,808 low-income households. The agency manages 4,617 Housing Choice Vouchers and 669 public housing units.

What are the incomes of residents served by the Albuquerque Housing Authority?

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 75 percent of households served by Albuquerque Housing Authority. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 95 percent of Albuquerque Housing Authority households.

How many Albuquerque Housing Authority residents are employed?

Working adults head 799 households and make up 21 percent of households served by Albuquerque Housing Authority.

How many female-headed renter households are served by the Albuquerque Housing Authority?

There are 2703 female-headed renter households living in Albuquerque Housing Authority housing. Households headed by females are 71% of those served by the Albuquerque Housing Authority.

What racial and ethnic groups are found among Albuquerque Housing Authority renters?

Black 305
Native American 228
Asian-Pacific Islander 76
White 1,028
Hispanic 2,171

How many senior-headed renter households are served by Albuquerque Housing Authority?

There are 1332 households headed by seniors served by the Albuquerque Housing Authority. Senior households are 35% of households in Albuquerque Housing Authority housing.

How many households headed by persons with disabilities live in Albuquerque Housing Authority housing?

There are 1294 persons with disabilities living in Albuquerque Housing Authority housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 34% of households served by the Albuquerque Housing Authority.

How does HUD rate the performance of the Albuquerque Housing Authority?

The Albuquerque Housing Authority is rated as a troubled performer by HUD.

HUD rates the performance of Public Housing Agencies. The department looks at physical condition of properties, financial condition, management operations, and use of Public Housing Capital Funds for improvements.

How often does Albuquerque Housing Authority open new waiting lists?

Albuquerque Housing Authority’s Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) waiting list was last opened on June 1, 2023 and closed on June 30, 2023.

Public Housing Communities Managed by Albuquerque Housing Authority

Broadway Apartments

414 Broadway Blvd SE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102

Generations at West Mesa

5715 Avalon Road Northwest, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87105

The Commons at Martineztown

320 Roma Ave NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87109

Morris - Lafayette - 12th - Pa

514 Morris St NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87123

Veranda Ne - La Plata Nw

9000 Veranda Rd NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87111

Sunset Gardens - 60th St Nw

6000 Gonzales Rd SW, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87107

701 Fifth Sw

1212 Candelaria Rd NW, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102

8010 Constitution Ne

8010 Constitution Ave NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87110