October 1, 2021 – Despite a pandemic ban on evictions, some tenants in precarious housing situations are being forced out of their homes. Meanwhile, the state has distributed more than $40 million in pandemic housing aid, but more than one of every five dollars offered to landlords is refused. The Line opinion panel discusses the evolution of New Mexico’s housing problems and the reporting of Patrick Lohmann at Source New Mexico (articles below).
Host: Gene Grant
Dan Foley, former state representative
Laura Sanchez, attorney
Michael Bird, public health expert
For More Information:
NM landlords refusing assistance during hot housing, rental markets – Source New Mexico
New Mexico races to spend federal rental assistance – U.S. News & World Report