◀︎return to newslistHousing affordability crisis poised to harm ABQ’s economic, social development

July 14, 2021 – 

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the second in a series of stories on Albuquerque’s growing housing affordability crisis.

The city of Albuquerque is in the midst of a half-million-dollar recruitment campaign, hoping to lure new and former residents to New Mexico’s largest city. Targeted primarily at people living in large American metropolitan areas, the economic development effort highlights what many have long touted as the city’s best assets: Clean air. Open space. Diversity. Sunshine. Inexpensive housing.