GAR's Housing Relief Assistance

GAR's Housing Relief Assistance






  • Mortgage Payment Assistance (primary residence)
  • Rental Expense (alternate housing due to displacement)
  • Hotel Reimbursement (temporary housing due to displacement)

The grant funds do not cover loss of income, business, other expenses including second mortgages (home equity lines or loans), clothing, food, appliances, equipment, vehicle purchase, rental or repair and or mileage are ineligible for reimbursement under this program.



You are required to submit one of the following listed below to Show Proof of Damage to your Primary Residence. It is your choice if you wish to submit more than one of the requirements being asked.

a. Photos of Damages
b. Insurance Estimate
c. Copies of Written Claims, Settlement Proceeds or Claim Status Reports
d. Copies of Repair Estimates from Contractors



Yes, you are eligible and will fall under the eligibility as “legally admitted for residence in the United States”..



Recipient must be a full-time resident and U.S. citizen or legally admitted for residence in the United States.



No, there is no need to show proof of income.



It would not matter if the applicant is single, a couple or family, considering that you meet the eligibility requirement, and you are either a homeowner or renter that provide proof by submitting a mortgage statement, lease agreement or hotel receipts, you can apply.



The application and awarding of the grant, is determined per household and based on the homeowner as evidenced on the mortgage statement or renter as indicated on the lease agreement. One application per household.



Yes, you are eligible to still apply for this grant.

Other assistance as it relates to Typhoon Mawar, if received, is not a cause for disqualification of application for the REALTOR® Housing Relief Assistance.



There will be a 4 to 6 week timeframe from the date of the application submission, for the notice to given to the applicant, which will be via phone call or email, as indicated on the application.