Housing Authorities in Otero County, New Mexico

There are 2 Housing Authorities in Otero County, New Mexico, serving a population of 65,130 people in an area of 6,612 square miles. There is 1 Housing Authority per 32,565 people, and 1 Housing Authority per 3,305 square miles.

In New Mexico, Otero County is ranked 13th of 33 counties in Housing Authorities per capita, and 15th of 33 counties in Housing Authorities per square mile.

List of Otero County Housing Authorities

Find Otero County, New Mexico housing authorities, departments, and HUD.


Alamogordo Housing Authority 104 Avenida Amigos Alamogordo, NM

Mescalero Housing Authority 5 Red Hat Court Mescalero, NM

About Otero County Housing Authorities

Otero County Housing Authorities are local government agencies established to construct, own, operate, and manage public housing and other forms of subsidized housing for low-income residents in Otero County, NM. Otero County ordinances establish Public Housing Authorities, and the local legislative body appoints the Otero County Housing Board.

You may contact the Housing Authority for questions about:
  • Finding Otero County low income and affordable housing
  • Section 8 housing applications
  • Otero County housing lottery and waitlist process
  • US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
  • Federal Housing Act (FHA)

Otero County Public Housing Statistics

Find Otero County HUD Housing Programs, Public Housing Programs, and Section 8 Housing Programs. Data Source: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R), Picture of Subsidized Households: 2018.

Otero County HUD Housing Programs
 Otero CountyNew Mexico
Subsidized Units51225,819
Occupied %70.0%85.0%
People Per Unit2.12.1
People Total74346,262
Average Family Expenditure Per Month$241$282
Average HUD Expenditure Per Month$507$523
Average Months on Wait List423
Otero County Public Housing Programs
 Otero CountyNew Mexico
Subsidized Units2213,988
Occupied %91.0%94.0%
People Per Unit2.12.4
People Total4138,928
Average Family Expenditure Per Month$202$274
Average HUD Expenditure Per Month$502$461
Average Months on Wait List316
Otero County Section 8 Housing Programs
 Otero CountyNew Mexico
Subsidized Units225,582
Occupied %95.0%93.0%
People Per Unit1.02.0
People Total2210,164
Average Family Expenditure Per Month$234$248
Average HUD Expenditure Per Month$480$525