Eastern Regional Housing Authority

106 E. Reed, Roswell, NM, 88203

Chaves County

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About Eastern Regional Housing Authority

Eastern Regional Housing Authority exists to assist low-income families with safe, decent, and affordable housing opportunities as they work toward self-sufficiency and improve the quality of their lives. We are committed to operating in an efficient, ethical, and professional manner.

Eastern Regional Housing Authority Serving Chaves, De Baca, Eddy, Guadalupe, Harding, Lea, Lincoln, Otero, Quay, Roosevelt, Union and Curry Counties .

Mission Statement

We also work to create and maintain partnerships with our clients and appropriate community agencies in order to accomplish this mission.

Program Summary for Eastern Regional Housing Authority

Eastern Regional Housing Authority is a public housing agency that helps provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Eastern Regional Housing Authority manages several funded programs and has a total of 100 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Eastern Regional Housing Authority administered a total of 288 Section 8 Vouchers. Eastern Regional Housing Authority currently has low rent units and Section 8 Voucher as its program type. Eastern Regional Housing Authority is located at 106 E. Reed, Roswell, NM, 88203 and serves the city of Roswell. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Eastern Regional Housing Authority at, (575)622-0881 for more information about coverage area and program availability.

Current Status Active
Size of Eastern Regional Housing Authority compared nationally Large
Last Updated 04/12/2014
Total Numbers of Communities 2
Total numbers of Administered Section 8 Voucher 288
Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units 100
Waiting list for the Eastern Regional Housing Authority is currently Open

2018 Income Limits for Chaves County, NM

HUD sets Income Limits for each area based on the median family income in that area. Each Public Housing Agency (PHA) will use the Income Limit set for the jurisdiction that the PHA covers. Therefore, a family may be eligible for one PHA but not another. The number of people in a household determines the Income Limit that is set for determining the family's eligibility for the program that they are applying for. Below are the Income Limits for Chaves County, NM:

Median Income
Income Limit Category
Persons in Family
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 50%
  • Very Low Income Limit
  • $18,400
  • $21,000
  • $23,650
  • $26,250
  • $28,350
  • $30,450
  • $32,550
  • $34,650
  • 30%
  • Extremely Low Income Limit
  • $11,880
  • $16,020
  • $20,160
  • $24,300
  • $28,350
  • $30,450
  • $32,550
  • $34,650
  • 80%
  • Low Income Limit
  • $29,350
  • $33,550
  • $37,750
  • $41,900
  • $45,300
  • $48,650
  • $52,000
  • $55,350

2017 Fair Market Rents for Chaves County, NM

Fair Market Rents are HUD's determination of the average rents in a particular area for each bedroom size. The FMRs are set each year based on the rental rates of unsubsidized units so that participants in HUD programs have equal access for affordable housing. Here are the Fair Market Rents for Chaves County, NM:

Efficiency One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four-Bedroom
$484 $574 $763 $1001 $1310

Agency Name City State Section 8 Voucher Housing Units Status Distance
Artesia Housing Authority Artesia Housing Authority Artesia NM N/A N/A Open 37.39 Miles Contact
Lovington Housing Authority Lovington Housing Authority Lovington NM N/A N/A Open 74.35 Miles Contact
Fort Sumner Housing Authority Fort Sumner Housing Authority Fort Sumner NM N/A N/A Open 76.88 Miles Contact
Alamogordo Housing Authority Alamogordo Housing Authority Alamogordo NM 16 N/A Open 88.73 Miles Contact
Clovis Housing Authority Clovis Housing Authority Clovis NM 608 132 Open 101.69 Miles Contact
Eunice Housing Authority Eunice Housing Authority Eunice NM N/A N/A Open 102.5 Miles Contact

Housing Authority

Eastern Regional Housing Authority Program Type:
  • Section 8 Voucher
  • Low Rent Units
Total Subsidized Units for Rental Assistance Availability

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Chaves County Quick Facts

Population: 65,878
Persons Per Household: 2.7
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 11.4%
Homeownership Rate: 66.5%
Housing Units: 26,573
Yearly Income Per Person: $19,492
Median Household Income: $39,131