REALTORS® Relief Foundation
The New Mexico Association of REALTORS® has been awarded a $500,000.00 grant from the REALTORS® Relief Foundation to be distributed to residents impacted by the Wildfires that are affecting New Mexicans, destroying more than 800 residential properties to date.
Funded through donations from REALTORS® and REALTORS® organizations and administered by the New Mexico Association of REALTORS® and the REALTORS® Relief Foundation, the grant will provide eligible applicants up to $2,000 of assistance per household impacted by the recent fires. Funding is available on a first-come, first-served basis to qualified applicants, who have been displaced from their primary residence, based upon certain qualifications. The funds must be used for one of the following:
Monthly mortgage expense for the primary residence that was damaged by the wildfire disaster; or
Rental cost due to displacement from the primary residence resulting from the wildfire disaster.
Hotel reimbursements for displacement due to damages to primary residence
Grant details and access to the online application process is available at: https://www.nmrealtor.com/. Application requests will be accepted until all funds have been distributed or until August 31st, 2022. A panel of local professionals will review and verify the applications and supporting documents with relief checks issued as quickly as possible.
About the REALTORS® Relief Foundation:
The REALTORS® Relief Foundation is a charitable organization dedicated to providing housing-related assistance to victims of disasters. Created as a REALTOR®-driven response to the 9/11 terrorist attacks, RRF continues to restore and rebuild communities effected by disasters such as wildfires, hurricanes, earthquakes, and tornadoes thanks to the generosity of individual REALTORS®, REALTOR® Associations, and affiliated organizations. Every dollar donated goes directly to victims of disasters. The National Association of REALTORS® is pleased to cover 100% of administrative expenses. To donate to the RRF visit: https://www.nar.realtor/about-nar/grants-and-funding/realtors-relief-foundation