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Medicare Open Enrollment 10/15/21 – 12/7/21

Open Enrollment Period (Annual Election Period) Starts October 15 and Ends on December 7   Individuals with Medicare can make coverage elections regarding Medicare Advantage (MA), or remaining with or changing to Original [fee-for-service] Medicare, and Part D plans for the following year – coverage will begin January 1 (as long as the plan gets […]

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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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NM offers pandemic aid to homeowners

New Mexico has launched a pilot program that will provide grants of up to $10,000 to help homeowners facing financial hardship because of the COVID-19 pandemic.   The aid is designed to cover past-due and current mortgage payments for New Mexicans who meet income requirements and have financial hardship associated with the pandemic.  To qualify, a […]

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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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New Mexico Mortgage Finance Authority COVID-19 Housing Cost Assistance Program

New Mexico Mortgage Finance Authority COVID-19 Housing Cost Assistance Program MFA will be accepting COVID housing assistance program applications starting tomorrow, March 4, 2021 at 8 a.m. More information about this program can be found here: http://www.housingnm.org/static/covid-assistance

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FHA Extends its Foreclosure and Eviction Moratoria and Expands Temporary COVID-19 Forbearance and Servicing Polices to Provide Additional Homeowner Relief

FHA Extends its Foreclosure and Eviction Moratoria and Expands Temporary COVID-19 Forbearance and Servicing Polices to Provide Additional Homeowner Relief Recognizing the financial and other hardships many individuals and families are facing due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) is expanding its relief efforts to assist homeowners with FHA-insured mortgages. In […]

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Second Round of Economic Impact Payments (Stimulus Payments)

The IRS has started sending out the next round of stimulus payments. Each adult who makes less than $75,000 for an individual or $150,000 for a couple should receive $600 per person. The IRS states that you do not need to do anything to receive this payment. If you received an automatic deposit before, you […]

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https://www.cabq.gov/coronavirus-information/community-resources-during-covid

Please go to:  https://www.cabq.gov/coronavirus-information/community-resources-during-covid

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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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THE EIP STIMULUS PAYMENT PREPAID CARD: NOT A SCAM; HOW TO AVOID FEES

Please go to the following National Consumer  Law Center’s link: Issue-Brief-Money-Network-EIP-Cards  

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