Greater Palm Springs Realtors® Announces Disaster Relief Program Following Tropical Storm Hilary

Anyone in Palm Springs, Cathedral City or Desert Hot Springs whose housing was impacted by the 2023 storm may be eligible for financial assistance up to $2,500. Specifically, residents who faced displacement or whose homes were damaged or destroyed may qualify for relief provided by  Greater Palm Springs REALTORS® partnership with the REALTORS® Relief Foundation.

The deadline for application submission is Nov. 7, 2023. Assistance is available for qualified applicants to assist with the following:

  • Monthly mortgage expense for the primary residence that was damaged by the Flooding Disaster, or;
  • Rental cost due to displacement from the primary residence resulting from the Flooding Disaster, or;
  • Hotel reimbursement due to displacement from the primary residence resulting from the Flooding Disaster.

Residents who qualify may apply for reimbursement of one month’s mortgage, rent payment, hotel reimbursement, or $2,500 – whichever is less.

The REALTORS® Relief Foundation (RRF) was originally created by the National Association of REALTORS® in response to the 9/11 attacks, and has gone on to help several communities rebuild after disasters ranging from wildfires to hurricanes. Through its efforts, the RRF has helped more than 19,000 families stay in their homes.

To apply for disaster relief assistance, please visit

About the Greater Palm Springs REALTORS®: Greater Palm Springs REALTORS® represents approximately 1,200 members from all real estate specialties including residential sales, commercial sales, development, property management and appraisals within the Coachella Valley.

The Mission of Greater Palm Springs REALTORS® is to be the source for real estate professionals promoting excellence through education, advocacy, and ethics. To be the one association in the valley that is the reliable source for real estate professionals and the public.

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Ryan Hunt

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