CHICAGO (August 4, 2022) – The REALTORS® Aid Basis has introduced that $500,000 in catastrophe aid support was made obtainable to the Kentucky REALTORS® after current flooding devastated communities within the jap area of the state. Funds can be made obtainable to the general public to help with catastrophe victims’ housing funds as aid and restoration efforts proceed within the weeks and months to return.
“Our hearts and prayers are with everybody in Kentucky affected by these historic, catastrophic flooding occasions,” mentioned RRF President Michael Ford. “Because the extent of the injury and destruction continues to be revealed, all of us are reminded of the influence that our neighborhood of Realtors® can have once we come collectively to help these in want. The REALTORS® Aid Basis is grateful to have the flexibility to assist these victims as they start to navigate restoration efforts and regain some sense of normalcy of their lives.”
Since 2001, RRF has disbursed over $36 million in support, which has funded over 100 catastrophe recoveries and helped 19,000 households in 42 states and territories. The Nationwide Affiliation of Realtors® collaborates with state and native Realtor® associations to cowl all administrative prices so 100% of all funds collected are distributed to catastrophe aid causes.
When a significant catastrophe happens, RRF mobilizes its outreach efforts and turns to NAR members and different constituents for help. You possibly can be taught extra about RRF by visiting: www.nar.realtor/rrf.
In regards to the REALTORS® Aid Basis
RRF is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that exists to offer monetary housing help to the general public after disasters. In its 20 years of existence, $36 million in support has helped 19,000 households. RRF is supported generously by the Realtor® neighborhood. Native and State Realtor® Associations associate with RRF as they mobilize the Realtors® of their locale to help these in want. The Nationwide Affiliation of Realtors® in collaboration with Realtor® Associations cowl all administrative prices permitting 100% of donations for use for catastrophe aid.
The Nationwide Affiliation of Realtors® is America’s largest commerce affiliation, representing greater than 1.5 million members concerned in all points of the residential and business actual property industries.
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