HouseNM: Resources for Affordable Housing and Homelessness
Track 2017 Legislation. The NM Legislature will hold its 60-day session from January 17th through March 18th. Things happen fast! Keep up to date on proposed legislation affecting Housing & Homelessness with THIS LINK. Click on the Bill Number to find current bill status and a PDF version of the bill. Click on the sponsor’s name and get a profile of the bill sponsor. Bills will be added throughout the session. If you would like to add a bill to this tracking list please send bill number to wendy@ShareNM.org.
Housing First Cost Savings. A new report from The University of New Mexico Institute for Social Research (ISR) could help change the way cities, counties and states deal with homelessness. The study, which researchers say is one of the most comprehensive looks at the economic impact of homelessness to-date, shows it actually costs less to house chronically homeless people than to leave them on the streets.