2006 New Mexico Statutes - Section 47-8-9 — Exemptions.

47-8-9. Exemptions.

Unless created to avoid the application of the Uniform Owner-Resident Relations Act [ 47-8-1 to 47-8-51 NMSA 1978], the following arrangements are exempted by that act:   

A.     residence at an institution, public or private, if incidental to detention or the provision of medical, geriatric, counseling, religious, educational when room and board are an entity or similar service;   

B.     occupancy under a contract of sale of a dwelling unit or the property of which it is part, if the occupant is the purchaser or a person who succeeds to his interest;   

C.     occupancy by a member of a fraternal or social organization in the portion of a structure operated for the benefit of the organization;   

D.     transient occupancy in a hotel or motel;   

E.     occupancy by an employee of an owner pursuant to a written rental or employment agreement that specifies the employee's right to occupancy is conditional upon employment in and about the premises; and   

F.     occupancy under a rental agreement covering premises used by the occupant primarily for agricultural purposes.   

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