Resources for Businesses and Workers Impacted by COVID-19

Date: March, 26 2020 Category: Community Development, COVID-19

The City of Santa Ana is committed to providing businesses and workers with the latest resources and information such as: business loans and grants, free business consultations, webinars, unemployment benefit information, and guidance during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Please visit the City of Santa Ana's website for a list of resources and information: /businesses-and-workers-impacted-coronavirus.

For more information about COVID-19, go to /covid19.

 

City of Santa Ana Executive Order Halts Evictions and Foreclosures

  • Halts foreclosures and evictions due to non-payment of rent by residential and commercial tenants impacted by the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). 
  • THE TENANT IS STILL RESPONSIBLE FOR THE UNPAID RENT AND MUST PAY WITHIN SIX MONTHS OF THE EXPIRATION OF THE LOCAL EMERGENCY
  • A landlord can’t charge or collect a late fee for rent in these circumstances.
  • Please read the full Executive Order for full details: https://bit.ly/3buw4W3

 

Santa Ana grants Extension for Business License Renewals

  • Customer who have a City of Santa Ana Business License Annual Tax filing or bill due date of 3/31/2020 will receive an automatic extension to pay and/or file through 4/30/2020, without incurring additional penalty or interest. 
  • All Business Tax Customers are encouraged to file and/or pay by 3/31/2020.
  • Customers can make use of our free online payment portal at www.santa-ana.org/businesstaxbillpay or they may renew by mail addressing envelopes to CITY OF SANTA ANA, PO BOX 1964, SANTA ANA CA 92702
  • For specific inquires on your account please email us at BusinessTax@santa-ana.org or call us at (714) 647-5447.

 

City of Santa Ana Small Business Incentive Grant

  • The Santa Ana Small Business Incentive Program provides a $5,000 grant to reimburse business expenses to microenterprises with 5 or fewer employees. This program is federally funded and applicants must provide required documentation.
  • To qualify, businesses must meet the Income criteria or Area Benefit criteria.
  • For detailed information and pre-eligibility form, please visit: /SBIP

 

U.S. Small Business Administration

  • The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to California small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus, please visit the following link: https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela/

 

Orange County-Inland Empire Small Business Development Center

  • The OCIE SBDC wants to ensure that you and your business remain successful despite the vastly changing concerns about coronavirus (COVID-19).
  • OCIE SBDC can provide assistance with the US Small Business Disaster Loan or individualized business consultations, by calling 1-800-616-7232 or by visiting the following site: https://ociesmallbusiness.org/resource/covid-19/

 

Employment Development Department (EDD)

 

Santa Ana WORK Center

  • Santa Ana WORK Center is open Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and can be reached by phone or email.
  • The physical office is temporarily closed to the public.
  • For general questions, please call (714) 565-2600 or email saworkcenter@santa-ana.org or visit the website: www.santa-ana.org/work-center.

 

FOR FULL INFORMATION PLEASE VISIT: HTTPS://WWW.SANTA-ANA.ORG/BUSINESSES-AND-WORKERS-IMPACTED-CORONAVIRUS.