Foster children are caught in a cycle of abuse
An expert report found that New Mexico’s child welfare system has housed foster kids in homeless shelters and other inappropriate settings.
Youth crisis shelters aren’t set up to deal with foster youth who need intensive mental health treatment. When teens try to harm themselves or others, staff resort to calling 911.
New Mexico Struggles With Reforming Child Welfare System
New Mexico landlords tried to evict nearly 200 households whose rental assistance applications were pending
Terry Locke, deputy secretary of CYFD, has announced his retirement, the latest in a string of departures from the agency responsible for the well-being of the state’s most vulnerable children.
Searchlight analyzed 10 years of court records to find out which landlords evicted tenants. Here are the results.
With rent prices skyrocketing, more and more Albuquerque landlords have been refusing Section 8 tenants.
A Q&A with University of New Mexico law professor Serge Martinez
Amid a housing crisis, a Motel 6 in Albuquerque offers shelter for those in dire need