Archive for News & Announcements

Hurricane Assistance by the numbers

Updated December 3, 2018 On Wednesday, September 26, NC REALTORS® Housing Foundation published our disaster relief application for mortgage or rental assistance.  The response for mortgage and rental assistance in the wake of the storm exceeded expectations.  For this reason, NC REALTORS® imposed a deadline for new applications of Wednesday, October 31, by 5 pm…

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Housing Assistance for those impacted by Florence

September 25, 2018 Stage 2 Disaster Relief Efforts Launched The NC REALTORS® Housing Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of Stage 2 disaster relief efforts.  Stage 2 includes the release of grants for one month’s rent or mortgage assistance for those who have been impacted by the Hurricane Florence storm system.  You can find…

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Volunteers: How you can help

Many REALTORS® have contacted the Foundation since the Hurricane Florence storm system passed through North Carolina.  These community leaders have asked what we need in order to help those impacted by the storm. Now that we have released Stage 2 funding for those in need of housing, we need to fill two key volunteer roles. …

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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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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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Homes4NC is now NC REALTORS® Housing Foundation

Homes4NC was founded in 2004 on the principle that every North Carolinian is deserving of affordable housing and strong communities. With a foundation driven by consumer necessity fourteen years ago, the demand for Homes4NC’s core services are needed more today than ever before. Rising housing prices and inventory shortages are pricing some deserving homeowners out…

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Class Schedule

Homes4NC publicizes classes and events held throughout our state that benefit REALTORS® who have a sincere desire to help first time homeowners. Follow this link to learn more about the current schedule of events. Attendance at these classes or events may aid REALTORS® gain credits in the Workforce Housing Specialist certification or renew that certification….

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3 Ways to Support NC REALTORS® Housing Foundation at XCHANGE ’17

Updated September 27, 2017: This fall NC REALTORS® Housing Foundation raised over $3,700 during XCHANGE ’17, thanks to the generosity of our members.  We appreciate the generosity of all who participated. Congratulations to Tom Smith, our grand prize winner of a vacation certificate.  Congratulations also to Paige Frank, winner of the beach gift basket and Russell…

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Housing Coalition Releases County Profiles of Housing Needs

The North Carolina Housing Coalition has recently released County Profiles that provide a snapshot of housing needs for each of the 100 counties in North Carolina. They provide data on cost-burdened households paying at least 30% of their income for housing, a comparison of what different jobs pay and changes in home prices, foreclosures, and…

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