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2019 Action Plan Amendments Public Comment Period

This is an amendment to the PY2019 Action Plan for the City of Las Cruces to enable the City of Las Cruces to receive and administer the anticipated $607,817 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) made available through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act).

Proposed CDBG-CV projects: $607,817 to New Mexico Mortgage Finance Authority; Citywide; COVID-19 Housing Cost Assistance Program; Est. 120-350 households to benefit, depending on need. For information on how to provide comments, or to attend the virtual public hearing, please open the link to the public notice below.

Public Notice-AP 2019 Amendments and Public Hearing

Citizen Participation Plan 2021-2025

The City of Las Cruces has started the process of developing a new Consolidated Plan for all activities that are funded by the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development.

The first step is the Citizen Participation Plan 2021-2025. The fifteen day public comment period for this plan is from Friday, October 9, 2020 through Friday, October 23, 2020 @ 5:30pm. Details on how to join the meeting and/or have your comments heard are available in the Public Notice below.

A virtual public hearing will be held via Zoom on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. For more information on how to attend, please see the public notice below. 

Citizen Participation Plan 2021-2025 Public Notice

Citizen Participation Plan 2021-2025 Public Review Copy Draft

Video of first Public Comment Hearing

Community Improvement

This program addresses community needs related to affordable housing, public services funding, and public infrastructure improvements intended to improve the lives of low and moderate-income residents and neighborhoods of the community. All Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funded programs comply with the City’s Consolidated Plan. 


  • The Home Rehabilitation program assists low to moderate-income homeowners to bring their homes up to current codes and standards. The Mobile Home Ramp program assists disabled, low-income occupants to get a wheelchair ramp for their mobile home.

  • Fair Housing, it’s not an option, it’s the law!

  • Landlord/Tenant Relations explains the rights and responsibilities for both renters and landlords under the New Mexico Uniform Owner-Residents Relations Act.

  • Affordable Housing is a program that helps implement affordable rental and homeownership projects.

  • The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program funds a variety of public service and infrastructure programs.

  • City Health Care Grants provide funding to various non-profit organizations that provide health care services to low and moderate-income individuals.

  • Housing for the Homeless programs funds various programs such as the Shelter Plus Care (housing for disabled homeless persons), Tenant-Based Rental Assistance, and Transitional Housing programs.