Business & Homeowner Resources
The Sausalito Chamber of Commerce respects the expertise of public health leaders and understands the necessity of these restrictions, but also realizes the paramount impact they will have on the businesses, residents, and employees of Sausalito. Below are some resources available to you right now. Please note that this may not be a complete list of all available support from private, public and nonprofit entities. Federal, State, and Local resources have been aggregated from respective websites.
Please contact the Chamber for more information
Marin Recovers Business Resource PageGuidelines for Reopening Businesses
Marin County has launched a variety working groups, comprised of industry professionals, to advise and support the reopening of local businesses. This process is driven by monitoring public health and behavior, business input and expertise, and adherence to the latest public health requirements. Your expertise and input will inform how to move forward with a safe, economically sound, and socially sensitive recovery and reopening plan for several industries and businesses throughout the County.
See more here: https://marinrecovers.com/businesses/
U.S. Department of Labor
On April 1, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor announced new action regarding how American workers and employers will benefit from the protections and relief offered by the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act and Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act, both part of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). The Department’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) posted a temporary rule issuing regulations pursuant to this new law, effective April 1, 2020. For more information, see https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/ffcra.
California Small Business Administration
Three Step Emergency Small Business Loans
About Disaster Loans The U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) provides low-interest, long-term disaster loans to businesses of all sizes, private non-profit organizations, homeowners, and renters to repair or replace uninsured/underinsured disaster damaged property. SBA disaster loans offer an affordable way for individuals and businesses to recover from declared disasters.
APPLY FOR ASSISTANCE online or
Call 1-800-659-2955 (SBA Customer Service Center)
1-800-877-8339 (TTY: Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing)Note: As of 4/13/20, according to SBA, there is no $15K cap for the EIDL loan amount. There was much press last week about the money running out and a $15K cap in place, but we just heard from SBA that there is still plenty of money to lend out and there is no $15K cap. Watch for updates.
Just Cause for Evictions
Board of Supervisors Approves COVID-19 Relief Fund, Eviction BanThe eviction resolution prevents County residents and business owners from being evicted because of a sudden loss of income tied to the COVID-19 pandemic. The moratorium will be in effect until May 31. The resolution applies to all of Marin County, including cities, towns, and unincorporated areas. Read more >>>
Foreclosure and Eviction Moratorium
On March 18, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) authorized the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) to implement an immediate foreclosure and eviction moratorium for single family homeowners with FHA-insured mortgages for 60 days.
Financial impacts include having a substantial loss of household income because of a business closure, a loss of work hours or wages, layoffs, or extraordinary out-of-the pocket medical expenses related to COVID-19. Continue >>>
U.S. Travel's CARES Act - COVID-19 CARES Act Relief Resources
COVID-19 CARES Act Relief Resources
WEBINAR: On Monday March 30, U.S. Travel's government relations team hosted a webinar detailing what the CARES Act means for the travel industry. You can watch the full recording or review the slide deck.
The CARES Act, the largest economic relief package in our nation’s history, was signed into law on March 27 and includes major provisions U.S. Travel fought for to deliver economic support to travel businesses, travel workers and their families.
Learn what the different parts of CARES Act mean for you and your travel business with the guides below:
- Small Business Administration Business Interruption Loans (Paycheck Protection Program)
- Small Business Administration Coronavirus Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL)
- Small Business Administration Express Loans
- Emergency Stabilization Fund (Federal Reserve Facilities and Programs)
- Small Business Administration Debt Relief for New and Existing Loans
- Economic Relief for Airports and Tourism and Delay on REAL ID Enforcement
- Business Tax Provisions
Click here to find lenders available by state and region from the Small Business Administration.
California State Resources for EmployersThe California Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) has resources available to businesses affected by COVID-19. For the most up-to-date state resources for businesses, visit the GO-Biz resource page.
Paychex Payroll Services
Three Months Free Payroll and State Unemployment Insurance Service Including Two Months Free HR Support from Paychex.
Many business owners are going through unprecedented times created by the COVID-19 pandemic. Paychex is here to provide support and offering three months of free payroll and state unemployment insurance service, and two months free HR guidance to help.
Paychex just came out with a consolidated resource page that will help navigate you and your clients through COVID-19. In addition, any businesses that have been with Paychex since 2019, Paychex will be providing all of their reports needed to calculate their loan amounts for the SBA Loan.
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Marin County Resources for EmployersMarin County Health & Human Services (MHHS) has created a webpage that contains resources for Marin County employers and employees concerning the COVID-19 outbreak. This is a rapidly evolving situation, and the page will be updated as more information is made available.
Marin County Health Officer Order