Relocate / Retire in capitan


Mild winters, warm summers and beautiful scenery make Capitan an ideal place for retirees. Capitan offers all the basic amenities to live comfortably on a fixed income. Many artisans have flocked to Capitan for its inspiring and unique landscapes, history and residents. The mountain resort town of Ruidoso, offering skiing in the winter, horse racing in the summer, and year-round events, is only 21 miles south on scenic State Highway 48. The historic town of Lincoln, where the infamous Billy the Kid made his last escape, is only 12 miles east on U.S. Highway 380. Carrizozo, located 20 miles to the west is a thriving Arts community.

Helpful links

  • United States Department of Agriculture  Rural Home Loans Direct Pogram:

This program assists low-income applicants obtain safe and sanitary housing in eligible rural areas by providing payment assistance to increase an applicants' repayment ability. GO TO SITE

  • United States Department of Agriculture Single Family Housing Repair Loans & Grants

The Home Repair program provides loans to very-low-income to repair, improve or modernize their homes or provides grants to elderly very-low-income homeowners to remove health and safety hazards. GO TO SITE