Lava Flow Housing Assistance Available

hir-rrfHawaii Island REALTORS® has announced a new housing assistance program for residents affected by the lower Puna lava flow, through funds from the REALTORS® Relief Foundation. The program helps with monthly mortgage expenses or rental costs due to displacement.

Assistance is for housing relief only, and is limited to a maximum of $1,700 per applicant per household. The application deadline is September 7, 2018. Please find the details, and the application form, on the HIR website:

If you or anyone you know was displaced by the eruption and lava flow, please share this information with them!

You can support the REALTORS® Relief Foundation! Send a check payable to “Hawai’i Island REALTORS®” with a memo: “Lava Flow Disaster Relief Assistance” to 1321 Kino’ole Street, Hilo, HI 96720.