CARES Act
Emergency Rental and Mortgage Assistance Program “ERMAP”

Starting on Wednesday, October 14, 2020, the Santa Fe County Housing Authority will be accepting applications for the Emergency Rental and Mortgage Assistance Program (“ERMAP”). ERMAP has been created to provide emergency housing assistance grants to qualifying households who: 1) reside in Santa Fe County; 2) have had an adult household member who has lost a job, been furloughed or had a reduction in working hours on or after March 1, 2020; 3) are currently behind on their rent or mortgage payments; and 4) currently have a gross monthly income that falls below 80% of the area median income for Santa Fe County for rental assistance and 100% of the area median income for Santa Fe County for mortgage assistance.

If you are in need of rental or mortgage assistance and believe you qualify for ERMAP, please review the Frequently Asked Questions (“FAQs”) attachment for additional program details and qualification guidelines.

All applications for assistance can be submitted via email. For rental assistance please submit your application packet to dbradley@santafecountynm.gov. For mortgage assistance please submit your application packet to jjbarela@santafecountynm.gov. Application packets can also be hand delivered to the Santa Fe County Housing Authority administrative offices, which are located at 52 Camino de Jacobo Santa Fe, NM 87507. Hand delivered applications can be placed in either of the drop boxes at this location.

For additional details or questions, please contact the Santa Fe County Housing Authority at (505) 992-3060 or go to www.santafecountynm.gov/housing_services for an application.