The REALTORS® Relief Foundation is now accepting applications from Tennesseans who experienced damage from the tornado that tore through Tennessee on May 8, 2024. This weather event devastated communities across 15 counties throughout Middle Tennessee. Funds will be made available to the public to assist with disaster victims’ housing payments as relief and recovery efforts continue. The impacted counties include Montgomery, Hamilton, Cheatham, Giles, Lincoln, Maury, Cannon, Rutherford, Warren, Wilson, Macon, Sumner, Polk, Jackson, and Smith counties.

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Please email your completed application and the required attachments specified in the application to .

Applicants do NOT need to be REALTOR® members—the RRF assistance is available to all impacted victims. Types of Assistance:
Assistance is available to qualified applicants towards one of the following options:  1) Monthly mortgage expense for the primary residence that was damaged by the Tornado Disaster  or; 2) Rental cost due to displacement from the primary residence resulting from the Tornado Disaster or; 3) Hotel reimbursement due to displacement from the primary residence resulting from the Tornado Disaster.  Relief assistance is limited to a maximum of $1,000 per household.  The deadline for application submission is September 13, 2024.  Please note this assistance is for housing relief only; other expenses including second mortgages (home equity lines or loans), clothing, appliances, equipment, vehicle purchase, rental or repair and or mileage are ineligible for reimbursement under this program.

Since 2001, RRF has disbursed more than $38 million in aid to more than 19,000 families in 42 states and territories. NAR collaborates with state and local REALTOR® associations to cover all administrative costs, ensuring 100% of all funds collected are distributed directly to disaster relief causes.

When a major disaster occurs, RRF mobilizes its outreach efforts and turns to NAR members and other constituents for support. You can learn more about RRF by visiting