Archive for Disaster Relief

We’re Here For You

The NC REALTORS® Housing Foundation recognizes the great state of North Carolina has been devastated by Hurricane Florence. While no one will really grasp the full extent of the damage for days – or even weeks due to active flooding and wind damage – the Housing Foundation is working diligently to respond to your needs…

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Hurricane Florence Preparation

Please find below a letter from Sofia Crisp, NC REALTORS® Housing Foundation President: Dear colleagues and friends, As Hurricane Florence makes her way to the Carolinas, the statewide Board of Directors for the Housing Foundation is monitoring conditions carefully.  We are keeping a good thought for all our members along the coast and in the…

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REALTORS® in Action

Founded in 2004, the NC REALTORS® Housing Foundation provides affordable housing opportunities through education and community-based initiatives including disaster relief. The directors of this charitable organization believe that REALTORS® are the leading voice for strong communities and housing affordability for all. This means that when disaster strikes, NC REALTORS® mobilize to aid those in need….

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Preparing Your Home for Natural Disasters

People often assume that drastic, unexpected dangers to their houses have no chance of happening. Unfortunately, many people find this expectation gravely disappointed when natural disasters strike their neighborhoods abruptly. All homeowners need to take steps to prepare for dangerous weather because it can—and often does—strike here in North Carolina. The state annually experiences many…

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NC REALTORS® Housing Foundation Helps Tornado Survivors Recover from the Storm

The NC REALTORS® Housing Foundation (formerly Homes4NC), the charitable arm of NC REALTORS®, launched multiple relief efforts for residents whose housing was impacted by the April 15 tornados in Guilford and Rockingham Counties. Coupled with other area REALTOR® response efforts, which includes emergency communications support, supply drives, and cleanup efforts, the NC REALTORS® Housing Foundation…

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Our Disaster Relief Plan: Helping Tornado Victims

Updated May 9, 2018 NC REALTORS® Housing Foundation, the charitable arm of NC REALTORS®, serves the community by providing affordable housing opportunities and supporting those whose housing has been impacted from natural disasters. On Sunday, April 15, EF-2 tornadoes touched down in Guilford County and neighboring Rockingham County.  The hardest hit area was East Greensboro, which…

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Homes4NC Launches Tornado Relief Efforts

Greensboro, North Carolina (May 14, 2018) – Homes4NC, the charitable arm of NC REALTORS®, recently launched multiple relief activities for residents whose housing was impacted by the April 15 tornados in Guilford and Rockingham Counties. Coupled with other area REALTOR® response efforts, which included emergency communications support, supply drives, and cleanup efforts, Homes4NC is committed…

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Critical funding for NC communities hardest hit by Hurricane Matthew

Updated August 2, 2017 Release of new HUD Disaster Funds U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson has announced a new allocation of almost $32 million for further aid in Hurricane Matthew recovery.  The funds will be released to the NC state legislature as HUD Community Development Block Grants. The Disaster Recovery…

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Providing Aid through Relief Fund

Watch our video to see how our efforts made a difference in the lives of Hurricane Matthew flood victims: Update March 17, 2017: NC REALTORS® Housing Foundation volunteers and NC REALTORS® staffers have been on the front line, working in conjunction with NAR’s REALTOR® Relief Fund, in this major undertaking. Over the last five months,…

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