Puesta de Sol Apartments

20 USDA Rural Development 515 program Apartments with rental assistance

600-620 N. Tingley
Truth or Consequences, NM 87901
575-894-2244, ext. 124
email: manager@torchousing.org

This complex has sixteen 2-bedroom and four 3-bedroom unfurnished housing apartments. One of the 2-bedroom units is wheelchair accessible.

The grounds are nicely landscaped with trees shrubs and grass. There is a laundry facility on the premises.

Puesta de Sol is located north of Third Street on both sides of Tingley, in Truth or Consequences. Downtown is approximately 2 miles away; there you can find churches, banks, beauty shops, barbers, restaurants, movie rentals, post office, groceries, drug store, shops, lawyers, and hot mineral baths houses. It’s about two miles to the City Library, bowling center and golf course. Approximately five miles away is the Elephant Butte Lake State Park, which is open for picnicking, camping, fishing, swimming, jet skiing, and boating fun.

Enchantment Child Development Center is across the street. The apartments are about a mile from the Elementary School, Ralph Edwards Park and a Junior/Senior Fishing Pond.

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.

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: You pay gas and electric. Contact the City’s Utilities Department regarding any required deposits – (575) 894-6671. Contact the New Mexico Gas Company regarding any required deposits (575) 894-2843. A utility allowance is factored in the rent calculation.

Security Deposit: $100.

Pet Deposit: Pets may not weigh more than 25 pounds fully grown, may not be any vicious breed of dog, 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