Resources - COVID-19

UPDATE: Latest Resources (last updated April 24, 2020)

 

UNEMPLOYMENT AND OTHER BENEFITS

Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA).  EDD will be accepting on-line applications for this program beginning on Tuesday, April 28. PUA may cover you if you do not qualify for UI. Check back on this page for the latest updates.

https://edd.ca.gov/about_edd/coronavirus-2019/pandemic-unemployment-assistance.htm 

 

 

BUSINESS ASSISTANCE

The SBA will resume accepting Paycheck Protection Program applications from participating lenders on Monday, April 27, 2020 at 10:30am EDT. 

https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/loans/coronavirus-relief-options/paycheck-protection-program?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery 

 

 

San Diego County COVID-19 Small Business & Nonprofit Loan Program - Approved by San Diego County Board of Supervisors April 21, 2020

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe7UOFecKNP-6XpJN79EQL1dDGo_2xUCiAdfYtIo1l3VOSN3A/viewform

 

 

 

MORE RESOURCES BELOW!

The CARES Act

Text of the CARES Act Bill

https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-bill/748/text 

 

Overview of Benefits Provided by the CARES Act

https://sandiegolawlibrary.org/overview-benefits-provided-cares-act/ 

 

Unemployment and Related Benefits

Unemployment Insurance (UI). UI Benefits from the California Employment Development Department (EDD): 

https://edd.ca.gov/about_edd/coronavirus-2019.htm 

 

Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA).  EDD will be accepting on-line applications for this program beginning on Tuesday, April 28. PUA may cover you if you do not qualify for UI. Check back on this page for the latest updates.

https://edd.ca.gov/about_edd/coronavirus-2019/pandemic-unemployment-assistance.htm 

 

Disability Insurance Claim. If you are unable to work due to having or being exposed to COVID-19 and if you have the necessary supporting medical documentation, you are encouraged to file a Disability Insurance (DI) claim with the EDD

https://edd.ca.gov/Disability/How_to_File_a_DI_Claim_in_SDI_Online.htm/t_blank 

 

Paid Family Leave Claim. If you’re unable to work because you are caring for an ill or quarantined family member with COVID-19, you are encouraged to file a Paid Family Leave (PFL) claim with the EDD:

https://edd.ca.gov/Disability/How_to_File_a_PFL_Claim_in_SDI_Online.htm/t_blank 

 

California COVID-19 Resources for Immigrants

https://covid19.ca.gov/guide-immigrant-californians/ 

Check for updates at the above link especially with regard to brand new initiatives:

https://www.gov.ca.gov/2020/04/15/governor-newsom-announces-new-initiatives-to-support-california-workers-impacted-by-covid-19/?fbclid=IwAR1Mar3HOVz-Tgz4D77_PbnGqBMfVgvoEjvRrsOa7UoYPoKCBVnp-7d2M3k 

 

Immigrant Workers Rights and COVID-19

https://www.nelp.org/publication/faq-immigrant-workers-rights-and-covid-19/ 

https://www.nelp.org/publication/immigrant-workers-eligibility-unemployment-insurance 

 

 

Business Assistance

U.S. Small Business Administration

https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/loans/coronavirus-relief-options 

 

The SBA will resume accepting Paycheck Protection Program applications from participating lenders on Monday, April 27, 2020 at 10:30am EDT. 

https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/loans/coronavirus-relief-options/paycheck-protection-program?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery 

 

The Small Business Owners Guide to the CARES Act

https://www.norcalsbdc.org/sites/default/files/small-business-owner-s-guide-to-the-cares-act-final-_0.pdf 

 

U.S. Treasury FAQs re Paycheck Protection Program Loans

https://home.treasury.gov/policy-issues/top-priorities/cares-act/assistance-forsmall-businesses 

 

Relief for Nonprofit Organizations under the CARES Act

https://independentsector.org/resource/caresact/ 

 

California Small Business Development Center

https://www.californiasbdc.org/covid19 

 

The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. Look here for potential financial assistance outside of the CARES Act

https://business.ca.gov/coronavirus-2019/ 

 

California COVID-19 Resource Page for Businesses and Employers

https://covid19.ca.gov/business-and-employers/#top 

 

California’s Small Business Finance Center (SBFC)

https://www.ibank.ca.gov/small-business-finance-center/ 

 

California Employers May Seek Extension as to Payroll Taxes https://edd.ca.gov/Payroll_Taxes/Emergency_and_Disaster_Assistance_for_Employers.htm 

 

San Diego Small Business Relief (no longer accepting applications) 

https://www.sandiego.gov/economic-development/resources/relief 

 

 

San Diego County COVID-19 Small Business & Nonprofit Loan Program 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe7UOFecKNP-6XpJN79EQL1dDGo_2xUCiAdfYtIo1l3VOSN3A/viewform

 

 

Internal Revenue Service, Franchise Tax Board, and Property Tax Information

Stimulus Check Status

https://www.irs.gov/coronavirus/economic-impact-payments 

 

Information on extensions for IRS and FTB 2019 tax filings:

https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/tax-day-now-july-15-treasury-irs-extend-filing-deadline-and-federal-tax-payments-regardless-of-amount-owed 

 

https://www.ftb.ca.gov/about-ftb/newsroom/covid-19/extensions-to-file-pay.html 

 

San Diego County Property Taxes and COVID-19

https://www.sdttc.com/content/ttc/en/tax-collection/secured-property-taxes/covid-19-penalty-cancellations.html 

(similar process in Los Angeles and Orange Counties)

 

 

Financial Information for Individuals

National Consumer Law Center

Free access to NCLC's Surviving Debt during COVID-19

https://library.nclc.org/sd/0102

 

Mortgages

California COVID-19 Financial Information for Individuals

https://covid19.ca.gov/get-financial-help/#top 

 

List of Financial Institutions Offering Some Mortgage Relief (make sure you click on tabs to view different types of institutions)

https://dbo.ca.gov/covid19-updates-fi/ 

 

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has a guide to mortgage relief options. The guide can be found at:

https://www.consumerfinance.gov/about-us/blog/guide-coronavirusmortgage-reliefoptions/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=wc&utm_term=April12020 

 

Bankruptcy Help

Legal Aid Society of San Diego Bankruptcy Self Help open remotely:

https://www.lassd.org/content/bankruptcy-self-help-center

 

Eviction Moratorium for Residential and Commercial

Judicial Council. Judicial Council Prohibits Issuance of Summons on Eviction Complaints unless the action is needed for public safety (and other emergency orders)

https://www.courts.ca.gov/documents/appendix-i.pdf

 

City of San Diego Ordinance

https://docs.sandiego.gov/council_reso_ordinance/rao2020/O-21177.pdf 

 

Legal Aid Materials (re Residential Evictions) https://www.facebook.com/legalaidsocietyofsandiego/posts/3735405666532435 

 

More Legal Aid Resources and Links to City Ordinances

https://www.lassd.org/?fbclid=IwAR2VHdKKi6AQyNXWy3zmyxGNLF-2DHxzYyRMjW2oHR7Rp374Ta0jYjVU0O8 

 

https://www.lassd.org/sites/default/files/imce/Articles/LASSD%20Eviction%20Moratorium%20FAQ.pdf 

 

 

Helping the Community

United Way of San Diego

https://uwsd.org/covid19/ 

 

Meals on Wheels

https://www.meals-on-wheels.org/ 

 

Feeding San Diego

https://feedingsandiego.org/coronavirus 

 

Economic Assistance for San Diego Businesses Affected by COVID-19

https://www.sandiego.gov/economic-development/resources/relief 

(no longer accepting applications)

 

California Immigrant Resilience Fund 

https://www.immigrantsandiego.org/sdirc_immigrant_relief_fund

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