Mortgage Assistance for Californians and other COVID-19 Resources
Mortgage Assistance for Californians:
California announced a 90-day mortgage payment relief during this COVID-19 crisis. Financial institutions have agreed to provide relief and not to negatively impact credit reports as a result of accepting that payment relief. For more information, see California’s announcement HERE.
California is working swiftly to help workers hurt by COVID-19.
- If you’re unable to work due to having or being exposed to COVID-19 (certified by a medical professional), you can file a Disability Insurance claim.
- If you’re unable to work because you are caring for an ill or quarantined family member with COVID-19 (certified by a medical professional), you can file a Paid Family Leave claim.
- If your child’s school is closed, and you have to miss work to be there for them, you may be eligible for Unemployment Insurance benefits.
- If your employer has reduced your hours or shut down operations due to COVID-19, you can file an Unemployment Insurance claim.
Check out this chart at the bottom of the webpage for more information on benefits for workers impacted by COVID-19.
Is Coronavirus affecting your Small Business?
Public Health officials are urging Americans to practice social distancing in an attempt to slow the spread of the coronavirus. This has many small businesses worried as their customers are choosing to stay home.
The government is committed to making sure employees and businesses across the state have updated information and resources about the coronavirus (COVID-19) to ensure public safety and business resiliency.
If you are a business owner, here are some helpful resources:
- Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz)
- CalOSHA Guidance on Requirements to Protect Workers from Coronavirus
- California’s Labor & Workforce Development Agency, Resources for Employers and Workers
- National Small Business Association, Resources for Small Business on COVID-19
- Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)