Dire conditions

Haitian asylum seekers are suffering inadequate food, dirty water, and poor medical care at the Torrance County Detention Facility.

CYFD deputy secretary steps down

Child abuse deaths and ‘missteps’ leave troubled agency under fire | by Ed Williams

Eviction Epidemic

Searchlight analyzed 10 years of court records to find out which landlords evicted tenants. Here are the results.

Sectioned off

With rent prices skyrocketing, more and more Albuquerque landlords have been refusing Section 8 tenants. | by Ike Swetlitz

Bad Energy

The Energy Transition Act was supposed to get New Mexico away from coal, but PNM is using it to line its pockets. | by Lindsay Fendt

New accusations in Farmington foster care abuse case

New Mexico foster care agency covered up child abuse, lawsuit claims | by Ed Williams

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The coronavirus has thrust thousands of New Mexicans into economic turmoil and housing insecurity. But despite the fact that evictions pose a known threat to public health, landlords across New Mexico have continued to file evictions throughout the pandemic.

Eviction Epidemic

Searchlight analyzed 10 years of court records to find out which landlords evicted tenants. Here are the results.

Sectioned off

With rent prices skyrocketing, more and more Albuquerque landlords have been refusing Section 8 tenants. | by Ike Swetlitz

Motel of last resort

Amid a housing crisis, a Motel 6 in Albuquerque offers shelter for those in dire need. | by Luciana Perez Uribe Guinassi and Don J. Usner

Illegal notice

In Albuquerque, the eviction moratorium did little to stop landlords from trying to force hundreds of people from their homes | by Dillon Bergin, Ike Swetlitz, and Luciana Perez Uribe Guinassi

Locked out

Searchlight New Mexico spent months investigating why state and federal bans failed to stop thousands of evictions during the pandemic | by Kate Schimel and Dillon Bergin

Seeking shelter

After suffering one of the worst COVID-19 outbreaks in the country, this New Mexico town on the edge of Navajo Nation is reaching a breaking point as the federal eviction moratorium is set to expire.

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