We have a heart for renters.

Keeping responsible residents in their homes nationwide.

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Our Story

We help hard-working, responsible people who, if they are the average working person, are living paycheck to paycheck, have little to no savings, and are spending more than 30% of their income on housing.

Join us as we help keep responsible residents in their apartments during an unexpected financial emergency and also help them better prepare for future emergencies.

Read the article about Michael and RRF in NAA UNITS Magazine:  Finding Rent Relief

 

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Purpose

We’re driven by a single goal: to help responsible residents stay in their apartments during an unexpected financial emergency.

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Programs

Individual grants are based on several factors including ability to get past the current financial crisis, need, and situation.

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Resources

We’re dedicated to making a lasting impact to support responsible residents facing a sudden financial challenge.

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Did you know?
The same companies dominate the payday loan market throughout the country and charge whatever interest rate a state allows. A review of the biggest lenders’ websites shows that a $1,000 loan costs $320 in Colorado, $536 in Ohio, and more than $1,400 in Virginia. In other words, the same credit—from the same payday lender—is available to similarly situated people in all three states. With interest rates as high as 400% annualized, Payday-type loans rake in more than $9 billion a year in fees and interestaccording to Pew Charitable Trusts, a nonprofit research group.
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Success Stories

There are many ways we help responsible residents, hit with a sudden financial emergency and with nowhere else to turn, to stay in their apartments.

I am so thankful...

Justine

Los Angeles, CA

We are able to stay up to date on our rent thanks to the foundation and not end up homeless.

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Simply Speechless

Maria

Houston, TX

We never intended to get in this situation, but it's a hard lesson we had to learn.

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I Don't Have the Words...

Desiree

Tempe, AZ

Keeping our home and maintaining stability, means everything to me and my daughter.

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I Had No One To Turn To

Kathy

Scottsdale, AZ

I had run through my savings and had to borrow money to pay rent and my car note.

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