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Apartments.com Expands Efforts To Combat Homelessness; Kicks-Off Inaugural "Help For Homeless Grant Program"

CHICAGO , July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As a leading national online resource for renters, Apartments.com helps millions of people find a place to call home every year.  Because homelessness is a cause so closely tied to the core nature of its business, Apartments.com supports organizations dedicated to fighting homelessness.  Over the past several years, Apartments.com has donated more than $120,000 to help combat homelessness through national, regional and local corporate responsibility efforts.  This year, Apartments.com launches its first Help for Homeless Grant Program, inviting not-for-profit homeless service providers from around the country to apply for a grant.  The grants range from $500-$10,000 and will support programmatic or operational expenses directly benefitting the homeless.  Applications for the 2013 Apartments.com Help for Homeless Grant Program will be accepted August 1, 2013 through September 30, 2013. Grants—totaling up to $100,000—will be announced in November 2013.  Information, including grant criteria, eligibility requirements and application instructions, can be found at www.apartments.com\grants

"Having a place to live is a basic human need," states Dick Burke, senior vice president and general manager for Apartments.com.   "This is why we choose to support organizations who work to help the homeless.  While we realize these contributions by themselves won't bring an end to homelessness, our hope is we will help change a few more lives one step at a time by providing an opportunity for large and small organizations to apply for much-needed funding."

The Apartments.com Help for Homeless Grant Program is open to not-for-profit programs and organizations classified as 501(c)(3) by the IRS that directly serve the needs of homeless individuals or families in the United States.   National, regional or local market organizations that meet the eligibility criteria are encouraged to apply beginning noon ET August 1, 2013. Organizations may apply for a grant, which will be no smaller than $500 and no more than $10,000, and which will be funded based on demonstrated need.

"The Apartments.com Help for Homeless grants can be utilized to fund special projects or for general operational expenses that directly support and benefit the homeless," adds Susan Bryant, vice president of marketing for Apartments.com. "Through this program, we look forward to reaching even more organizations and supporting the important work they do to help fight homelessness than we have been able to previously."

For more information on eligibility requirements, grant criteria or application instructions, visit www.apartments.com\grants .

About Apartments.com Apartments.com ( http://www.apartments.com ) is a leading national apartment Internet listing subscription service with more than 50,000 unique addresses representing millions of rental units from managed properties, newspaper classifieds and for-rent-by-owner properties.  By incorporating the most relevant products to reach renters including personalized searches and highly visual ads featuring live chat, real-time rent, online video walk-through demonstrations, professional photography, a mobile website and iPhone and Android apps, Apartments.com creates easy access to its listings.  Providing unmatched exposure to its advertisers through an intuitive name, strategic search engine placements and featured partnerships and more than 120 newspaper websites and innovative emerging media, Apartments.com reaches millions of renters nationwide, driving both qualified traffic and highly-engaged renters to leasing offices nationwide. Apartments.com is a division of Chicago-based Classified Ventures, LLC.  The Apartments.com network of apartment rental websites includes Apartment Home Living ( http://www.apartmenthomeliving.com ), a leading social media apartment website distinguished by a "live for fun" community experience, proprietary lifestyle matching and local living guides to help renters find their perfect place to live; Rental Homes Plus ( http://www.rentalhomesplus.com ), an online destination where house hunters who prefer to rent can choose from a robust inventory of houses, condos, town houses, duplexes and apartments from around the country; and Rentfish ( http://www.rentfish.com ), a national apartment website offering customizable searches by neighborhood, favorite coffee spot, sports arena, famous landmark and more.

 

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