Hurricane Matthew Realtors Relief Fund – you could be eligible for up to $1,000

It is such a rewarding pleasure to serve on the Realtors Relief Foundation Task Force for the Coastal Carolina Association of Realtors. Thousands of dollars have been donated to this fund to help victims of Hurrican Matthew in our area. realtor-relief-fund-logo

We met last week to review applications from not only realtors whose homes were damaged by Hurricane Matthew, but also members of the general public! After our local approval process, the applications are sent to the National Association of Realtors for final approval.

If you, or someone you know, are a victim who has experienced damage to your residence due to Hurricane Matthew, you may be eligible for assistance.

The REALTORS® Relief Foundation is providing mortgage or rent relief up to $1,000 to those who qualify. Applications are processed on a first come, first served basis.

Assistance is available to qualified applicants towards one of the following options: 1) Monthly mortgage expense for the primary residence that was damaged by Hurricane Matthew or; 2) Rental cost of temporary shelter due to displacement from the primary residence resulting from the storms. Relief assistance is limited to $1,000 per applicant.

You must meet the following guidelines in order to qualify for this program:

  1. Recipient must be a full-time resident and U.S. citizen or legally admitted for residence in the United States.
  2. Must include Proof of Residency (e.g. copy of your driver’s license or other governmental documentation evidencing residency.
  3. Must include your last mortgage statement or payment coupon with your application. If renting temporary housing, please include a copy of your current monthly rent statement or lease.

The following documents are required to show proof of damage to your primary residence.

1. Photos of Damages

2. Insurance Estimate

3. Copies of Repair Estimates from Contractors.

Property must be your primary residence and must be in a designated disaster area.

Application must be complete and include supporting documentation (as listed above) in order to be considered.

Click Here to download the application, and call me if you have any questions: 843-455-4523.


2 Responses to Hurricane Matthew Realtors Relief Fund – you could be eligible for up to $1,000

  1. Do you know when there will be a response from the national level? I lost my home in the hurricane and tomorrow makes one month since I submitted my application. I was originally told it would take 2 weeks.

    • I’m so sorry, Jennifer. No, I do not know anything about the response time, but if I find out anything, I’ll certainly let you know.