Realtors Housing Opportunities Fund

The Realtors® Housing Opportunities Fund (RHOF) is an endowed fund created by the Charleston Trident Association of REALTORS® supporting non-profit organizations to make a positive difference in the local community. RHOF’s giving mission is three-pronged: the repair or rehabilitation of low-to-moderate income housing, creation of new affordable housing, and education to encourage responsible homeownership.

The Fund is administered by the Coastal Community Foundation and since its inception, RHOF has provided OVER $1 million in funding to Lowcountry nonprofits.

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On April 8th 2022, the Realtors®️ Housing Opportunities Fund (RHOF) Committee hosted a Build Day with Dorchester Habitat for Humanity. RHOF granted them $3,125 towards a new home for The Levine Family. Tyornia Levine is the chef manager at the College of Charleston and a single parent of six children. This grant was just one of 15 grants awarded in 2022 totaling over $58,995!

2022 Grant Recipients:
Beyond Our Walls (BOW) | $2,120
Charleston Habitat | $3,125
Coastal District Council, St. Vincent de Paul Society | $5,000
Community First Land Trust| $2,500
Dorchester Habitat | $8,125
Eastside Community Development Corporation | $5,000
I am Voices, Inc. | $5,000
Liberty Hill Redevelopment Group | $5,000
Operation Home | $10,000
Our Lady of Mercy | $6,250
Sea Island Habitat | $6,875

This spring, the Realtors® Housing Opportunities Fund (RHOF) Committee presented a check to Dorchester Habitat for Humanity for $5,000 towards a new home for Laura, a first time homeowner and single mom of 4 children who had previously been living in a garage apartment. The committee also helped build Laura’s home! This grant was just one of 18 grants awarded in 2019 totaling over $54,000!

2019 Grant Recipients:
Berkeley Habitat | $3,000
Charleston Habitat | $5,000
Dorchester Habitat | $9,000
East Cooper Ecunemical Network | $4,000
East Cooper Habitat | $2,000
Eastside Community Development Corporation | $2,000
Fresh Start Visions | $3,000
Home Works of America | $3,000
Increasing HOPE Financial Training Center | $3,000
Metanoia | $3,000
Operation Home | $5,300
Palmetto Community Action Partnership | $3,000
Sea Island Habitat for Humanity | $3,000
Sewee to Santee Community Development Corporation | $3,000
St. Vincent de Paul Society, St. Clare of Assisi | $3,000

How You Can Help:

100% of your donation is tax deductible to the extent allowed by law and will be granted back out into our local community. Mail in a check payable to RHOF to CTAR, c/o RHOF, 5006 Wetland Crossing, North Charleston, SC 29418 or click here to donate online.

Sign up to help us at our next volunteer project for one of grant recipients. We volunteer each spring and fall. Contact us if you’d like to be added to the volunteer list.

Serve on the Committee
The RHOF committee is made up of volunteer Realtor leaders who meet 5-6 times per year to award grants and coordinate fundraisers.

Attend a Fundraising Event
RHOF hosts 2 Cocktails for Community events each year. Just by attending, you are helping us raise money!

For more information on RHOF or to get involved please email

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