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February 2024

Thank you for making our Senior Home Repair and Modification Program a big success.

Please note that applications received after February 1, 2024 will automatically be placed on our waitlist until further notice.

Please check our website for updates or contact us for further information.

Senior Home Repair and Modification Program

 

We understand the importance of maintaining a safe and comfortable living environment that allows older adults to age in place. 

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Our program is designed to provide home accessibility modifications and repairs that assist  older adults homeowners, 60 + maintain their independence, prevent falls, and other concerns by living safely in their homes as they age.

Currently Services Only Provided In The Following Areas.

 

Santa Fe

Española

Las Vegas

Socorro

Sierra

Valencia

Catron

 

Please check back as we continue to expand our program and the areas we service.

 

Expanding Our Reach

As our program continues to grow and evolve, we are actively collaborating with an increasing number of healthcare professionals and construction companies, further strengthening our network. This expansion is instrumental in our efforts to extend the reach of our services to additional regions.

 

At Non-Metro Area Agency on Aging, our dedication to serving seniors remains unwavering. We are committed to ensuring that seniors have access to the essential home repair and modification services they need to maintain a safe and comfortable living environment.

 

As we continue to expand, we will diligently work to include new service areas in our program. We understand the importance of reaching as many seniors as possible, and we are committed to keeping you informed about our presence in additional regions.

 

Please stay tuned for updates on new service areas, and if you or a loved one reside in any of our current service areas and require assistance, do not hesitate to contact us.

Program Overview

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Senior Home Repair and Modification Program supports:

 

  • Low-to moderate-income New Mexico homeowners

  • Aged 60 and above 

  • That do not live in Bernalillo County 

 

Our program evaluates homes for safety and provides home modifications, essential repairs, and accessibility improvements to ensure that seniors can continue to live independently and comfortably in their own homes. 

Eligibility  Requirements:

To be eligible for the program, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Age 60 or older.

  • Property must be the primary residence.

  • Applicant's name on property title for at least 12 months. 

  • Not under bankruptcy protection at the application time. 

  • Current Federal & State income taxes status.

  • Household income below 300% of Federal Poverty Guidelines.

  • Property located within New Mexico (except Bernalillo County).

 

Before any work is provided, an evaluation of the home and homeowner concerns will be provided by a NMAAA licensed health professional to ensure that all appropriate modifications and repairs are listed. 

 

All home repairs must be within program guidelines and approved by NMAAA.   

 

 A Few Examples of Eligible Modifications and Repairs:

  • Flooring upgrades or replacement to enhance safety, prevent falls, and improve mobility.

  • Bathroom modifications, including roll-in showers, sink adjustments, and more.

  • Accessibility enhancements such as door widening, turnaround space modifications, and ramps.

  • Cabinet adaptations and improvements for convenience. 

  • Installation of grab bars, handrails, doorbells, and adaptive wall switches.

  • Heating and cooling system repairs

  • New Ramp and/or stair modifications

  • All health and safety repairs are evaluated as needed on a case-by-case basis.

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Application Process: Download the Application: 

  • Complete the Form: Thoroughly fill out the application, ensuring accurate details.

  • Gather Required Documents: 

    • Attach copies of your Driver’s License, 

    • proof of ownership and occupancy, 

    • proof of income, 

    • and any relevant healthcare professional evaluations.

Submit the Application:

 

 By mail or physical delivery: 

Sandra P. Sosa, Housing Coordinator, 

3900 Paseo Del Sol, Santa Fe, NM 87507

or

By email: ssosa@ncnmedd.com

Questions or Assistance ?

 

For inquiries or assistance, please contact: 

Sandra P. Sosa, Housing Coordinator Email: ssosa@ncnmedd.com

Phone: 505-920-9257 or 505-391-9231

 

We are here to support you in creating a secure and accessible living environment.

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   Area Agency on Aging

    Serving Older Adults Throughout NM

                                                              

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