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SCLO’s Board of Directors meeting scheduled on September 28, 2023

Notice SCLO’s Board of Directors Meeting is scheduled for Thursday, September 28, 2023 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM Please contact SCLO at 505-265-2300 for the Zoom meeting link.

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New Friday Hours for SCLO starting July 1, 2023

The Senior Citizens’ Law Office will be open as usual 8:30 to 5:00 pm (closed for lunch hours 12-1 pm) Mondays through Thursdays however, our new hours for Fridays will be 8:30 am to noon (12 pm)

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SCLO has one staff attorney position available ( full-time)

Please view the full job advertisements under SCLO’s home page under the Employment tab.

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Social Security Scam Information 2023 (3 articles)

(1) Social Security and OIG Hold Annual Slam the Scam Day The Social Security Administration and its Office of the Inspector General (OIG) continue to raise public awareness about Social Security imposter scams during the fourth annual “Slam the Scam” Day on March 9.  Social Security scams — where fraudsters pressure victims into making cash […]

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Tax Season is Here

Tax season is here. The City of Albuquerque’s website ( has a number of resources to file for free, as well as important information about your rights and how to avoid problems with a tax preparer.  Information for Consumers and Taxpayers; Free tax prep options and your rights if you hire a paid tax preparer.

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DHS Announces Extension of REAL ID Full Enforcement Deadline | Homeland Security

The start date for full enforcement of “REAL ID” requirements has been extended to May 7, 2025. Prior to that date, people with state driver’s licenses or ID cards that are not REAL ID-compliant will still be able to show their ID to board a commercial flight. More information on the required documentation for a […]

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Post-Moratorium Rental Housing Benefits Assistance

Post-Moratorium Rental Housing Benefits Assistance Senior Citizens’ Law Office, (SCLO) is now accepting Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) Applications, for financial assistance to cover unpaid, past, current and in some cases, a limited amount of future rent, or utility bills.  SCLO Applicants must be City of Albuquerque residents, age 60 and over, who are currently […]

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Homeowners’ Assistance from MFA Now Available

COVID-19 Homeowners’ Assistance Program Program provides mortgage assistance to homeowners On April 15, 2021, MFA transitioned its COVID-19 Housing Cost Assistance Program to the Homeowner Assistance Program. This program is available to eligible homeowners who need help making their mortgage and real estate contract payments because of a COVID-19-related financial hardship. As an MFA partner, we are […]

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Stimulus Payments on Prepaid Cards – what you need to know

Many people received their stimulus payment on a prepaid card – but since the envelope did not identify it and there was limited information provided – some people did not activate the card or threw the envelope away.  This was because it looked like a credit or prepaid card application that you did not apply […]

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