Limited Intake of Project Based Voucher Units (PBV)

Pre-applications will be taken online only at www.abqha.org until further notice. Pre-applications will not be taken in paper format. All applicants must apply online.

See Below for Links to Apply and Information

Walk-ins will not be accepted

Pre-Applications for Public Housing & Section 8 HCV Programs Remain Restricted

  • AHA Emergency Housing Voucher (EHV) Program

    AHA will begin the admission process to the Emergency Housing Voucher Program on August 1, 2021.

    AHA is partnering with NMCEH to implement this Program. All households who wish to apply for the AHA Emergency Housing Voucher Program must first contact the New Mexico Coalition to End Homelessness at 505.217.9570 to receive a referral.

    Households who are eligible for these vouchers are limited to:

    • Individuals and/or families who are homeless (The meaning of “homeless” is as such term is defined in section 103(a) of the McKinneyVento Homeless Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 11302(a)), which is codified in HUD’s Continuum of Care Program regulations at 24 CFR 578.3)
    • Individuals or families who are fleeing, or attempting to flee, domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, stalking or human trafficking
    • Individuals or families at risk for homelessness
    • Individual or families recently homeless and for whom rental assistance will prevent homelessness and/or housing instability

    *Preferences for this Program will be given to:

    • Individuals and/or families who are homeless (The meaning of “homeless” is as such term is defined in section 103(a) of the McKinneyVento Homeless Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 11302(a)), which is codified in HUD’s Continuum of Care Program regulations at 24 CFR 578.3)
    • Individuals or families who are fleeing, or attempting to flee, domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, stalking or human trafficking

    Per Federal regulations AHA must inform households on the AHA Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) waiting list of the availability of AHA Emergency Housing Vouchers.

    Households on the HCV waiting list who believe that they are eligible for this Program must contact the New Mexico Coalition to End Homeless (NMCEH) at 505.217.9570 to be considered for these vouchers.

    If you have any questions concerning the AHA Emergency Housing Voucher Program please call 505.764.3920 or 505.764.3953.

  • Intake of Pre-Applications for Project Based Voucher (PBV) Units

    Pre-applications will be taken online only, not in paper format. 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.

    Supporting documentation is not required for your pre-application. Your pre-application may be completed anytime for free through an internet connected computer or suitable smartphone. AHA is committed to assisting persons with disabilities. If you require reasonable accommodation or other special assistance, please call 505-764-3953 or email update@abqha.org.

    Click Here for Information and to Submit a Pre-Application for Project Based Voucher (PBV) Rental Assistance

  • Applicants who are in need of housing due to fire or condemnation of housing, AHA has a detailed policy. Please read the policy in our Admissions and Continued Occupancy (ACOP) Section “4.III.B Selection Method” on page 69 & 70. Applicants must meet AHA ‘s criteria for admission.

  • AHA will continue to accept applications for homeless veterans through the HUD Veterans Assistance for Supportive Housing (VASH) Program. This program is administered in conjunction with the United States Veterans Administration. Please call 505.764.3920 if you have questions about the administration of this program. Applicants for this program will be initially screened by the Veterans Administration.

Exceptions

Applications that do not meet one of the above two exceptions will not be accepted by AHA until such time that further action is taken by the AHA Board of Commissioners. Please check back to this webpage to see if there are any other changes to AHA’s application restrictions.

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