Community  Bulletin Board

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Learn How to Repair Because We Care

  Keep Albuquerque Beautiful is partnering with Quelab Makerspace and Fuse Makerspace to host this year's Fixit Clinic. Bring your broken household items and learn from our experienced coaches how they can be repaired. This is a free, all-ages event where people can learn how to assess, disassemble, and hopefully repair broken household items instead of sending them to the landfill. The acceptable items include bikes, small appliances, electronics, and sewing projects. 

  We are also looking for skilled individuals who are handy and experienced in sewing, woodwork, leatherwork, electronics, small appliances, and jewelry. We invite you to register as a coach if you have any of these skills. 


When: February 24, 2024 9:00am-12:00pm     

Where: Quelab Makerspace, 680 Haines Ave NW Albuquerque, NM 87102


For more information call 311, TTY 711, or visit:

LGNA received this notice the afternoon of January 23, 2024, so the hearing has already happened. The period for public comment lasts until February 22, 2024. Details are at the bottom of this notice.

Notice of Public Hearing and 30-Day Public Comment Period for the Draft 2024 Action Plan

Notice is hereby given that the City of Albuquerque (COA), Department of Health, Housing and Homelessness has prepared its Draft 2024 Action Plan. A public hearing to present the Draft 2024 Action Plan will be held on Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at 5:30 p.m. at the Los Griegos Health & Social Services Center, located at 1231 Candelaria NW, 87107. The Hearing site is accessible to persons with disabilities. Auxiliary Aids and language interpreters can be made available during the hearing upon prior request. For individuals with disabilities who need assistance to benefit from the public hearing, please contact Yolanda Krantz at (505) 768-2885 or (TTY)


The Action Plan serves as the COA’s grant application to HUD. This document includes specific activities to be undertaken with Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds, HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) funds, Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funds from HUD and other local funds in furtherance of the Consolidated Plan strategies during Program Year 2024, July 1, 2024 - June 30, 2025. Estimated funding from HUD includes $4,278,318.00 of CDBG funding; $21,000.00 of CDBG program income; $500,000.00 of CDBG prior year’s funding;$2,302,248.00 of HOME funding; $100,000.00 of HOME program income; $552,093.00 of prior year(s) HOME funding; $575,462.00 of HOME Match; $382,105.00 of ESG funding; and $382,105 of ESG Match. The Action Plan will also include $1,351,656.00 in General Funds (GF)and $7,500,000.00 in Workforce Housing Trust Funds (WHTF).

The Draft 2024 Action Plan includes proposed funding for the following projects:

COA Administration- Funding: CDBG $855,663.60, HOME $230,224.80

CHDO Operating – Funding: HOME $50,000.00

Homeless Intervention and Rapid Rehousing- Funding: ESG $382,105.00, ESG Match$382,105.00, GF $1,179,256.00

Affordable Homeownership Assistance – Funding: CDBG $1,179,000.00, CDBG Program Income $21,000.00, HOME Program Income $100,000.00

Affordable Housing Preservation - Funding: CDBG $1,000,000.00

TBRA- Funding: HOME $411,372.55, HOME Match $125,000.00

Dental Services - Funding: CDBG $229,760.00, GF $67,400.00

Senior Meals - Funding: CDBG $119,300.00

Early Childhood Services - Funding: CDBG $35,838.00

Eviction Prevention – Funding: CDBG $200,000.00

Deposit Assistance – Funding: CDBG $50,000.00

Tenant/Landlord Hotline - Funding: GF $95,000.00

Fair Housing Education/Training – Funding: GF $10,000.00

Infrastructure – Funding: CDBG $608,756.40

Public Facilities – Funding: Prior Years CDBG $500,000.00

Affordable Housing Development – Rental – Funding: HOME $1,610,650.65, HOME Prior Years $552,093.00, HOME Match $450,462.00, WHTF $7,500,000.00

All residents, property owners, persons with disabilities, immigrants, seniors, low-income persons, children and youth, homeless persons, and other stakeholders in Albuquerque are invited to review the draft plan and comment on it in writing until 5:00 PM on Thursday, February 22, 2024.

Comments may be submitted to: or Dept. of Health, Housing and Homelessness, Community Development Division, Attn: Monica Montoya, P.O. Box 1293, Albuquerque, NM 87103.

After receipt of public comments from the 30-day public comment period, the COA will address each comment in writing and will submit all comments and responses in its formal application for funding to HUD on May 17, 2024 or at a later date as directed by HUD. Final funding levels for projects included in the Action Plan that is submitted to HUD may differ from the proposed funding listed above, which are based on estimates of the 2023 grant amounts awarded by HUD. Increases or decreases in funding will be allocated based upon need of listed projects. Any remaining balance will be proportionally distributed amongst projects. The draft Action Plan, as well as the final submission to HUD, will be posted to the City of Albuquerque Department of Health, Housing and Homelessness website. For more information, please email

Freeze Your Property Values, Save on Taxes

Seniors and Disabled May Qualify

Bernalillo County – As the weather cools down this is the time to “freeze” your property values so you can pay less in property taxes.

If you are aged 65 or older, or have a disability, and earned less than $41,900 in 2023, you can apply for the Value Freeze Program.  This is a way to literally “freeze” your home’s property value in place.

“This is a great opportunity for all county residents who quality, to get a break on their property taxes,” says Bernalillo County Assessor Damian Lara.  “As the years go on, the Value Freeze Program can add up to hundreds or even thousands of dollars in savings.”

Qualifying residents must complete an application for “Value Freeze” and meet the qualifications, annually.

The deadline for applying for the Value Freeze Program is approaching and all applications must be submitted no later than 30 days after the Notice of Value (NOV) statements have been mailed.  The NOV mailing is scheduled for April 1.

A video explaining the Value Freeze Program featuring Assessor Lara can be found at:

Assessor’s Staff are standing by to help! Call the Assessor’s Office at 505-222-3700 or visit and find forms in both English and Spanish.  Drop by at 415 Silver Ave. SW, where there is free parking (SW corner of 5th & Silver) or email

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Neighborhood Walks Program

The Neighborhood Walks Program is an initiative led by the Office of Neighborhood Coordination (ONC) aimed at increasing walkability in neighborhoods citywide.

Individuals, neighborhood associations, and other community groups have the ability to request a certain type of Neighborhood Walk, such as a neighborhood safety walk, an environmental assessment walk, a neighborhood association recruitment walk, or a neighborhood cleanup walk. These Neighborhood Walks are modeled on Jane’s Walk©, a nationwide initiative designed to actively encourage walkability in neighborhoods and provide an opportunity for participants to share neighborhood stories, discover unseen aspects of neighborhoods and use walking as a way to connect with neighbors.

The ONC partners with the Planning Department, other City Departments, and Jane’s Walk © to help coordinate these Neighborhood Walks.