COVID-19 Tools & Resources

Featured Resources:

National Immigration Law Center: Answers to Common Questions about Immigrants’ Access to the COVID-19 Vaccines

National Development Council: “Helping Borrowers Prepare for the Paycheck Protection Program” webinar, available in both English and Spanish.

SBA PPP 2nd Round applications can be found here. Translations of the form can be found here. The SBA will continue to post updated information around guidance and eligibility here. Click here for a simple guide to the 2nd Round PPP loans.

Small Business Majority: COVID-19 Daily Updates for Small Business (English & Spanish)

America’s SBDC: Webinars and resources

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau: Protecting your finances during the coronavirus pandemic
Below are links to information on options and deadlines for a variety of relief, some as part of new legislation:

Mortgage relief deadlines extended
Some homeowners struggling to pay their mortgage now have a little extra time to seek help.

Stimulus Payments and Protecting Your Finances:

IRS’ Get My Payment Webpage for updates on latest round of stimulus checks and information on the IRS’ Recovery Rebate.

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) Information for Student Loan Borrowers

CFPB’s “Managing Your Finances” page with resources and tools to help families make it through the pandemic.

CFPB’s tips on avoiding COVID-related scams

Rent, Mortgage and Utility Assistance:

CFPB’s help for homeowners

CFPB’s help for renters

National Low-Income Housing Coalition’s (NLIHC) comprehensive list of local rental assistance programs

The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) assists families pay for utilities bills. Search for your local LIHEAP Office.

The National Energy Assistance Referral Hotline at 866.674.6327 for assistance with utility payments

Instructions on how to take advantage of the Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) Eviction Moratorium and take action to avoid eviction

The COVID Help for Home webpage for struggling homeowners and the organizations that serve them

Small Business Federal Relief:

The Small Business Administration’s (SBA) landing page for all COVID-related Small Business Guidance and Loan Resources

SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) 

Information on the SBA’s Targeted EIDL Advance, which provides businesses located in low-income communities with additional funds (up to $10,000) to ensure small business continuity, adaptation and resiliency.

SBA’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)

Information on First Draw PPP Loans, for businesses that have not yet received any PPP loans and the Application for First-Draw PPP Loans

Information on Second Draw PPP Loans, for businesses that have already received PPP loan(s)

Updated PPP Loan Forgiveness forms and information, including instructions on how and when to apply for it

PPP Information for Lenders participating in the program

SBA’s Lender Match tool to help connect you lenders offering PPP and other relief funding

A list of SBA’s local assistance offices, which counsel, mentor and train small businesses

Employee Retention Tax Credit

Cross-program eligibility on SBA COVID-19 relief options

Resources for Community Development Organizations:

The National Alliance of Community Economic Development Associations’ (NACEDA) resource page for community developers

National Housing Conference’s COVID-19 Resource Center

The US Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) landing page for housing-related COVID resources