Community Programs

The National Association of REALTORS® encourages our state and local REALTOR® Associations to partner with others to make their communities better places to live.   Our Placemaking Grant is available to our REALTOR® Associations to help fund the creation of new public spaces and destinations in a community.  Since the launch of the grant in 2014, we have approved over almost $1 million in...

The real estate community is rushing to help victims of record-breaking floods in the Midwest last month, which hit the state of Nebraska particularly hard. The REALTORS® Relief Foundation has partnered with the Nebraska REALTORS® Association to collect donations for mortgage and rental payment assistance for hundreds of residents who have been displaced.

Everyone deserves safe and easy access to parks, but that is not the case in many communities across our Country.  One in three Americans don't have a park within a 10-minute walk (or half-mile) of their home.

There are a few reasons as to why these inequities exist in communities such as barriers that limit walkability to parks or makes walking to parks undesirable.  Distance and...

Written by Dana Wall, Project Manager, The Street Plan Collaborative

You may have heard of Tactical Urbanism, the low-cost, short-term, nimble methodology for kick starting and advancing long-term projects related to street safety, public space, and more. What started as a guerrilla tactic for citizens to “take back their streets” has evolved into a sanctioned and sought-after project...

It’s a new year and it’s time to think about what you can to make your community a better place to live and to reflect back on how REALTORS® did just that.

“REALTORS® don’t only sell homes; they sell neighborhoods and communities. REALTORS® aid in improving and revitalizing neighborhoods with smart growth initiatives, helping create walkable, urban centers, which...

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Legal Action Program

Provides financial assistance to support litigation of significance to the real estate industry and private property rights.