As of December 03, 2021, we have issued 30,425 awards totaling $71,798,002.82

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Where can I apply for Rental, Utility and Mortgage assistance?

  • If you live in Doña Ana County – Apply Here
  • If you live in Bernalillo County, outside of ABQ city limits – Apply Here
  • If you live in any New Mexico county or within the Albuquerque city limits – Apply Here
  • If you are a homeowner in New Mexico in need of utility assistance Apply Here
  • If you are a homeowner in New Mexico in need of mortgage assistanceApply Here

*Please Note: ERAP applicants will be receiving application status emails from  Please be sure to monitor SPAM and JUNK folders for these emails.


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What Documents do I Need to Apply?

Applicants will be required to provide documentation showing:

  • The applicant is renting a residential dwelling
  • That the applicant lives in NM
  • That the applicant has been indirectly or directly impacted by COVID-19
  • At least one household member is at risk of homelessness or housing instability
  • The applicant’s household is under the Program Income Limits

I understand. I’m ready to apply.

If you are having trouble with the application, please call 1-833-485-1334 to speak to a representative

Applications will be accepted, processed, and awarded until September 30, 2022

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Required Documents For Bulk Payments

Attestation Forms

Attestation forms certify the tenant/customer’s identity, address, and rent/utility obligation. These forms should be completed by the tenant/customer.

Landlords and property managers –  attestation form for proof of need of rental assistance. Spanish rent attestation form here.

Utility providersattestation form for proof of need of utility assistance.
Spanish utility attestation from here.


Bulk Payment Flat File

Landlords/utility providers must complete this flat file with the information collected from the attestation form and from internal delinquency records. The excel sheet contains steps on how to properly complete the flat file.


FTP Uploads

DFA uses a secure file system to transfer documents between providers and the internal validation team. Landlords/utility providers need to upload the flat file(s) and attestations into the FTP folder.

 To review the steps on how to upload your files into the FTP system, please review the FTP upload guide.

General Information on Bulk Payments

Watch this informative video on how bulk payments work and how to get involved.

Click Here for the bulk utility slide deck.

NM Substitute Form W-9

Landlords and utility providers must submit a W-9 Form to DFA via to get paid directly.