Disaster Relief Fund Individual Assistance

Application for individual assistance

The Florida Realtors® Disaster Relief Fund was formed as a trust in the state of Florida in August 1992, and since then it has been assisting Realtors and their employees as well as local associations and staff who experienced damage to their primary residences or offices caused by natural disasters.

Applicants must be a member of the Realtor® family prior to the disaster and whose home or real estate office has sustained serious physical and/or structural damage to include but not limited to water intrusion.

The following types of damage may not qualify for assistance from the Disaster Relief Fund: loss of or damage to outbuildings, cars, boats and recreational vehicles, pool and patio enclosures, pool pumps or pool equipment, blown shingles, personal property, landscaping including downed trees and debris removal, loss of perishable food, fencing, driveways and sidewalks, office signage, other minor damage and loss of income.

Complete all sections of the application. You must include:

  • Color photos showing damage (digital preferred) and insurance summary page showing deductible and coverage information; and
  • A written assessment from your insurance company and estimate to replace or repair damaged areas; include qualifying repair receipts to date and any additional information which may assist with describing your disaster and subsequent damage.
  • Qualifying repair receipts to date and any additional information which may assist with describing your disaster and subsequent damage.

Brokers, two separate applications are required if both your broker office and residence sustained damage and they are not in the same location.

If you have any questions regarding the completion of the assistance application, please contact Florida Realtors at 407-438-1400 or email drfclaims@floridarealtors.org.

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Do you own or rent your home?

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Declaration by Applicant

By typing my name below, under penalty of perjury, I declare, to the best of my knowledge and belief, the above-stated information is true and correct. I agree that individuals and/or entities listed above, including my local Association of Realtors® may be contacted to verify the information contained in this application. 

Additionally, I authorize Florida Realtors® to disclose any confidential and/or financial information to the Florida Realtors® Disaster Relief Fund trustees as it pertains to the above emergency.

We will be contacting Association Executives and employing Realtors® to verify employment.