Tradewinds Carriage Apartments

32 HUD-Assisted Project Based Section 8 Apartments

1301 N. Pershing Street
Truth or Consequences, NM 87901
(575) 894-2244, ext. 124
email: manager@torchousing.org

The Tradewinds Carriage Apartment Complex has twelve 1-bedroom, twelve 2-bedroom, and eight 3-bedroom unfurnished Section 8 Project Based apartments.

All units have enclosed patios. The complex is nicely landscaped with trees shrubs and grass and has a playground. There is a laundry facility on the premises.

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

It is about two miles from the City Library and the bowling alley, and it is very close to the Truth or Consequences Golf Course. Approximately five miles away is Elephant Butte Lake State Park, which is open for picnicking, camping, fishing, swimming, jet skiing, and boating fun (park passes required).

The Middle and High Schools are within walking distance and the Elementary School is approximately a mile away.

The hospital is approximately 1.5 miles away.

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.

In general, the family’s income may not exceed 50% of the median income for the county or metropolitan area in which the family chooses to live. Median income levels are published by HUD and vary by location. Under the Project-based Section 8 program, the assistance is tied to the unit; a family who moves from the project-based unit does not have any right to continued housing assistance.

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: all utilities are included.

Security Deposit: Deposits are based on calculated Total Tenant Payment.

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: Thirty days notice is required. Submit a filled out “Intent to Vacate” form to our office at least 30 days in advance of vacating the premises.

Intent to Vacate Form