NMHC Presents “Tools for Communicating with Residents Regarding Rent Flexibility, Federal Assistance and Rent Obligations”

Like you, we’re closely monitoring the quickly developing effects of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. We have received several calls from members concerned about the effects of the moratorium on evictions. We understand your concern and we are here for you during this challenging time. As resources become available and new information is released we will keep you up to date. Depending on your circumstances there may be relief available the Small Business Association’s Economic Injury Disaster Loans. These loans can offer up to $2 million in assistance for a small business, which could provide relief from loss of revenue due to COVID-19. For more information click here.  For a complete listing of SBA Participating Lenders click here.

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Is It Wear & Tear Or Damage

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COVID-19 Short-Term Rental Assistance Program (CVERAP)

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