Hacienda Orgullo Apartments

32 Rural Development Assisted 515 Housing Apartments for the Elderly or Disabled

1425 E. 2nd Street
Truth or Consequences, NM 87901
(575) 894-2244, ext. 1124
email: manager@torchousing.org

Hacienda Orgullo has thirty-two 1-bedroom, unfurnished apartments, all of which a wheel chair can enter and navigate, and four of which are designated wheel chair accessible apartments. All apartments have electric ranges, refrigerators, air conditioning, ceiling fans and fenced front yards.

The grounds are nicely landscaped with trees, shrubs and grass. The complex sits on a bluff above the beautiful Rio Grande river with a view of the majestic Caballo mountains. A full-time maintenance staff takes care of the apartments and grounds maintaining a high standard of excellence. There are laundry facilities, a soda machine and community center, where you will find books, puzzles, cards and games and a television with a VCR. Bingo games are held twice weekly. Lunch is provided on site by the Sierra Joint Office on Aging on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday.

The complex is located approximately two miles from downtown Truth or Consequences, where you will find churches, banks, beauty shops, barbers, restaurants, movie rentals, post office, groceries, drug store, shops, lawyers and hot mineral bath houses.

Also nearby are the Community Theatre, Retired Senior Volunteer Program (foster grandparent, senior companion and food share), Senior Citizens Program (meal site, home care services and home delivered meals), Senior Joint Office on Aging, City Library, bowling center and the Municipal Golf Course. Approximately five miles away is Elephant Butte Lake State Park, a great spot for picnicking, camping, fishing, swimming, jet skiing, and boating fun.

The application must be completely filled-out, signed and returned to the Housing Authority with copies of all household members’ Birth Certificates, Social Security cards, and proof of any and all income. Social Security recipients must provide a copy of award letters.

This places the applicant on the waiting list.

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Eligibility: Based on income, acceptable background and rental history check – TCHA will complete a landlord reference, credit check, and NCIC check for verification. Must be 62 years of age or disabled (as defined by social security disability).

Waiting List: Placement on the waiting list is by date and time a fully completed application is received.

Rent Calculation: Thirty percent (30%) of your monthly adjusted income.

Utilities: Tenants pay gas and electric. Contact the New Mexico Gas Company regarding any required deposits – (575) 894-2843. A utility allowance is factored in the rent calculation.

Security Deposit: $200.

Pet Deposit: $150. Pets may not weigh more than 25 pounds fully grown, and you must furnish the Housing Authority with a copy of current vaccination records and proof of a pet license from the City of Truth or Consequences. There is no financial assistance for pet deposits.

Other: Residents of housing programs may be eligible for Lifeline, a discounted telephone service. Residents that pay utilities may be eligible for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). Please contact the local NM State Human Services Department office for more information.

Moving Out: Fifteen days notice is required. Submit a filled out “Intent to Vacate” form to our office at least 15 days in advance of vacating the premises.

Intent to Vacate Form