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BEWARE OF COVID-19 SCAMS
Scammers are taking advantage of fears surrounding the Coronavirus. Visit the Federal Trade Commission website for information and details on how to avoid and protect yourself.
A Message from the Acting State Architect on COVID-19 and DSA Client Services
Published on March 13, 2020
Beginning Monday, March 16, 2020, DSA will be holding all client meetings, including back checks, virtually over the web.
Click here to view the full message from the Acting State Architect.
The Department and other federal agencies have developed technical assistance and resources to help state and local governments ensure that their emergency preparedness, response, and management programs are accessible to people with disabilities.
Click here for more information and resources.
ADA NATIONAL NETWORK
The ADA National Network provides a selection of emergency preparedness and response resources, including ones for people with disabilities.
Click here to visit the ADA National Network website for more information and details.
The AIA California has created a curated list of information to only share practice resources from California members or specifically helpful to the architectural profession in California.
Click here to view the information and resources provided by AIA California.
SMALL BUSINESS GUIDANCE & LOAN RESOURCES
Visit the U.S. Small Business Administration website for more information and details.
Our nation's small businesses are facing an unprecedented economic disruption due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. On Friday, March 27, 2020, the President signed into law the CARES Act, which contains $376 billion in relief for American workers and small businesses. Click here to learn more about available SBA loan and debt relief options.
To learn more about the relief options available for your business, click here.
In addition to traditional SBA funding programs, the CARES Act established several new temporary programs to address the COVID-19 outbreak.
- Paycheck Protection Program
- Economic Injury Disaster Loan Emergency Advance
- SBA Express Bridge Loans
- SBA Debt Relief
SBA works with a number of local partners to counsel, mentor, and train small businesses. The SBA has 68 District Offices, as well as the support provided by its Resource Partners, such as SCORE offices, Women’s Business Centers, Small Business Development Centers, and Veterans Business Outreach Centers. When faced with a business need, use the SBA’s Local Assistance Directory to locate the office nearest you.
Guidance for Businesses and Employers
The following interim guidance may help prevent workplace exposure to acute respiratory illnesses, including COVID-19, in non-healthcare settings. The guidance also provides planning considerations if there are more widespread, community outbreaks of COVID-19.
To prevent stigma and discrimination in the workplace, visit the CDC’s Guidance for Businesses and Employers web page.
Learn more about the recommended strategies for employers. In-depth guidance is available on the CDC’s Guidance for Businesses and Employers web page.
Additional Coronavirus Information and Resources
For more information or updates on Coronavirus please visit these websites and documents:
- National Association of Home Builders – Map of states with regulatory orders impacting construction - Click Here
- CARES Act Eviction Moratorium Q&A for Public Housing Agencies (04-21-2020)
- COVID-19 Statutory and Regulatory Waivers (PIH Notice 2020-05) (04-10-2020)
- Letter from the Office of Public and Indian Housing and the Office of Multifamily Housing (03-13-2020)
- Frequently Asked Questions for Tribes and Tribally Designated Housing Entities (TDHEs) (03-30-2020)