Realtor group offers 150K in relief grants

Realtor group offers 150K in relief grantsThe Ridgecrest Area Association of Realtors has received $150,000 in earthquake relief funds for Indian Wells Valley and Trona residents recovering from July’s 6.4- and 7.1-magnitude earthquakes.

The local office received a grant from the National Association of Realtors Realtor Relief Foundation, which was established in 2001 in response to the devastating Sept. 11 attacks.

Since that time, the foundation has raised more than $8.4 million to provide assistance so that surviving family members could stay in their homes. Another $32 million has been raised for victims of disasters, including wildfires, tornadoes, floods, and hurricanes.

RRF is a 501(c)(3) organization established to provide housing-related assistance to victims of disasters and for other charitable purposes.

The application is available at download requirements and application. The deadline for submission is Sept. 30.

All applications must be sent to

Learn more from or 760-608-8155.

Story First Published: 2019-09-13