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May 3, 2021

Landlord Compensation Fund: Round Two Open Now – May 17th
Are you a landlord with past due rental payments? The Landlord Compensation Fund can help! The program covers 80% of past due rent (April 2020 – now) for tenants with a signed declaration of financial hardship if a landlord agrees to forgive the other 20%. The first round will cover rental debt for approximately 12,000 tenants and helped more than 1,900 landlords. More relief resources are available now!
Round two is now open. Please note this program is not first-come, first serve, and applications will be open until May 17th. If you are interested in applying in the second round, please see this check list. Visit the Landlord Compensation Fund website for more information.
As referenced above, the first round applications will provide financial relief to thousands of Oregonians, landlords and renters alike, across the state. The map below shows where assistance will be distributed. Our Public Housing Authority partners will verify ownership, make payments to landlords, and notify tenants that their rent has been forgiven in the coming weeks.
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April 28, 2021


Restaurant Revitalization Fund

SBA will start accepting applications on Friday, April 30th.
They will start to process the applications on May 3.

          Who Is Eligible? - Eligible entities are businesses that are not permanently closed.

  • Restaurants
  • Food stands, food trucks, food carts
  • Caterers
  • Bars, saloons, lounges, taverns
  • Snack and nonalcoholic beverage bars (e.g., coffee shops, ice cream shops)
  • Bakeries (onsite sales to the public comprise at least 33% of gross receipts)
  • Brewpubs, tasting rooms, taprooms (onsite sales to the public comprise at least 33% of gross receipts)
  • Wineries and distilleries (onsite sales to the public comprise at least 33% of gross receipts)
  • Inns (onsite sales of food and beverage to the public comprise at least 33% of gross receipts)
  • Licensed facilities or premises of a beverage alcohol producer where the public may taste, sample, or purchase products
  • Other similar places of business in which the public or patrons assemble for the primary purpose of being served food or drinks
The program is structured as a first-come first-served basis
https://restaurants.sba.gov/requests/borrower/login/?next=%2F%3Futm_medium%3Demail%26utm_source%3DgovdeliverySBA&fbclid=IwAR3fjPhdwGJk7w25R5yMc5I61AvQvc-JQ0YG1yfymF8mnpa-asIZjsOjOr4

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April 21, 2021

Curry County will be moving from High to Moderate as of this Friday, April 23rd, 2021.

The SBA Restaurant Revitalization Fund information is here. The link below will cover important questions like:

  • Program details
  • Application assistance
  • When and how to apply
  • Application assistance and more

https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/loans/covid-19-relief-options/restaurant-revitalization-fund

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April 13, 2021

Commercial Rent Relief Program opens up for the second round on April 22, 2021.
Landlords of tenant businesses with 100 or fewer employees who are behind on lease payments or any forgiven base rent amounts that have been negotiated due to COVID-19. The program will require both business tenant and property owner participation. The program includes additional protections for tenants, such as non-eviction clauses, and a waiver of penalties and interest.

https://www.oregon4biz.com/Coronavirus-Information/CRR/

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April 6, 2021

As of this Friday, April 9th, 2021, we will return to the High category.

Shuttered Venue Operators Grant opens this Thursday. If you think your facility might be eligible, please don't miss out on the information provided in the link below that will help you through the process. The catch with this grant is that any venue applying needs to show one full-time paid employee on the books. I have shared with the Governor’s office how this does not apply to smaller, rural communities with venues that operate mainly with volunteers. https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/loans/covid-19-relief-options/shuttered-venue-operators-grant?fbclid=IwAR03ude0UOAJ_e2Ue0OKQ1wysWyK0W5O7zoSvgKyA3lyhH2v2-H35eMYlII 

The Oregon Coast Visitors Association (OCVA) is offering you and your hospitality staff free training. The tourism industry is one we rely on heavily. Any investment in training and education in making the visitors experience in Curry County a better one, keeps them coming back time and time again. Flyer is attached. https://visittheoregoncoast.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/Free-Online-Workforce-Trainings-1.pdf?fbclid=IwAR0aRHstS_zu2fLl42ILJjzBr6TFkD9S1bL05FKLCMmSlIKL909ik_Gg1N0

Commercial Rent Relief. Get it here: https://www.oregon4biz.com/Coronavirus-Information/CRR/?fbclid=IwAR0cFOINSAhSHrbetX0nlzY2AIHRp6feQ_1xHgeStQ3m4BDYtCM8ELruvnw
Microenterprise Business Education! We do not want to leave any of that funding unused. Small businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs are encouraged to apply for courses to help you escalate your professional game! Wanting to expand on a service but not sure how to get the courses paid for? This is your chance! https://www.canva.com/design/DAEW5RJrfjc/Fx9eXOHh3JRTshqYEo-3ig/view?website#2


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