Advocacy

The Amparo Board advocates for better access to housing assistance with the Mayor’s office, the County Manager, and our state and federal elected officials.

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Hear Serge talk about [Un]affordable housing with KUNM "Let's Talk New Mexico." His segment starts at 45:51

Shout-out to Serge and Deanna from the UNM School of Law!

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House Bill 111, introduced by Representatives Andrea Romero and Angelica Rubio, proposes changes to NM existing landlord-tenant law (UORRA) and the creation of statewide Housing Council. Click below for a one page summary of the bill and follow along on the NM Legislature website during the 2021 session!

Watch an interview with NMPBS Correspondent Megan Kamerick and Serge Martinez about about the ongoing moratorium on evictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, including people who are impacted by the economic realities of the coronavirus outbreak. Listen for an Amparo shout-out!

See Board Member UNM Professor of Law Serge Martinez’s remarks at a roundtable housing discussion for Congresswoman Deb Haaland on Facebook Live here:

Serge and Deanna presented to the NM Legislative Education Study Committee on December 18th about the link between housing instability and educational outcomes.                                         

View the recording of our presentation here (starting at 11:18 am):                                            

You can see our presentation slides here: