COVID-19 AND ASSOCIATION UPDATES

As we navigate this crisis, our topmost priority is to understand and communicate conducting business during the pandemic.

Marketing Meeting Updates

HAF’s Home Essentials Program:

Due to the overwhelming response, the program has reached capacity.

 

NEW CARES ACT

FAQ on SBA Loans and Grants for Agents: https://www.carcovidupdates.org/relief-faq-for-agents

FAQ on SBA Loans and Grants for Brokers: https://www.carcovidupdates.org/relief-faq-for-brokers

FAQ on Pandemic Unemployment Assistance: https://www.carcovidupdates.org/pandemic-unemployment-assistance

FAQ on Direct Payments and Other Relief for REALTORS: https://www.carcovidupdates.org/faq-direct-payments

Check your mail – some will be getting a debit card for the payment from Metabank.

COVID Relief Hotline for California Association of REALTORS Members only:   213-351-8450


Deadlines
for License Application Fees, Renewal Fees & Continuing Education Extended Until June 30, 2021:

Governor Gavin Newsom issued Executive Order N-83-20, which addresses a variety of COVID-related issues. Among them, the Executive Order extends the deadline by which real estate license application and renewal fees need to be paid until June 30, 2021. Continuing education requirements for licensees are also extended through the same date.

Sonoma County Renter & Landlord Assistance Program OPEN!

The County of Sonoma has awarded $2.37 million to local nonprofits for residents whose ability to pay rent has been impacted by COVID-19, as well as to low-income landlords who have lost income as a result of COVID-19. Contact West County Services; Friends in Sonoma, Petaluma People Services and Community Action Partnership to apply.

Residents can receive up to $6,000 for six months of rental assistance, which can include current and back payments of rent and utilities. Renters and landlords may contact the nonprofits for application information (County of Sonoma).



COVID-19 Tenant Relief Act of 2020 Quick Guide.  Click here to access.

COVID Tracker:

Click here for the latest orders and information on Shelter in Place orders.

RIGHT TOOLS, RIGHT NOW

The Right Tools, Right Now initiative, which was activated once before in 2009, makes new and existing NAR products and services available for FREE or at significant discounts – right now – and is available to REALTORS® and REALTOR® Associations.

Right Tools, Right Now