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Commercial Rent Relief Program

Grants to Oregon Landlords Leasing Properties to For-Profit
Tenants for Financial Support During the Coronavirus Health Crisis

Agency Type:

State

Funding Source:

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Business Oregon

Deadline Date:

05/06/21 Midnight

Description:

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Grants to Oregon landlords leasing properties to for-profit businesses for financial support during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. Funding is intended to cover base rent that is in arrears as a result of COVID-19 impacts or restrictions. The program requires both business tenant and property owner participation.

The Oregon Legislative Emergency Board on January 8, 2021, allocated funding to a new Commercial Rent Relief Program to provide financial assistance to small businesses and landlords adversely affected by economic conditions as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The program targets landlords with tenant businesses with 100 or fewer employees who are behind on lease payments or any forgiven base rent amounts that have been negotiated due to COVID-19. The program includes additional protections for tenants, such as non-eviction clauses, and a waiver of penalties and interest.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 194976

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$92,000,000

Term of Contract:

The grant can be up to $100,000 per each business tenant, and not more that $3 million for each landlord.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Landlords that have a Property Lease with one or more Tenants that meet the following eligibility requirements in that each Tenant:
- Is in arrears for delinquent Lease payments between March 1, 2020, and February 28, 2021, and the Tenant and Landlord agree to the amount of arrears
- Is a for-profit business
- Leases property in the state of Oregon
- Is headquartered in the state of Oregon
- Employs 100 or less employees per lease as of February 28, 2021
- Is actively registered to do business in the state of Oregon with the Secretary of State
- Is compliant with all federal, state, and local laws
- Is not be a publicly traded company
- Is open for business or intends to reopen for business when restrictions are lifted (if applicable) at the leased location.

Landlords must not be past due on federal, state, or local taxes as of December 31, 2019, nor be a publicly-traded company.

For ineligible applicants, see http://www.oregon4biz.com/Coronavirus-Information/CRR/Program-Details/.

Pre-Application Information:

Round two will open for applications on April 22 and close May 6, 2021.

All eligible applications received will be put into a lottery selection system to determine which will move on for grant approval. This is not processed as a first-come-first-served program.

Landlords with multiple properties and/or tenants may make multiple applications, one for each tenant business.

Program Details: http://www.oregon4biz.com/Coronavirus-Information/CRR/Program-Details/
Questions and Answers: http://www.oregon4biz.com/Coronavirus-Information/CRR/FAQ.php
Program Overview Video: https://youtu.be/sIoJ7_iw4VM

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply Online: https://oregon4biz.tfaforms.net/f/CommercialRentRelief-en

For general inquires on the program from Business Oregon, contact Jeremy McVeety (jeremy.mcveety@oregon.gov), Ashley Branscome (ashley.branscome@oregon.gov), Myke Wabs (myke.wabs@oregon.gov), or you can interact with your RDO (http://www.oregon4biz.com/directory.php#rdo).

Culturally-focused, multilingual, and geographically focused organizations to provide additional assistance to applicants:
- Black American Chamber of Commerce (BACC): info@blackamericanchamber.org
- High Desert Partnership: Email aletham.sbdc@gmail.com or call 541-417-0808.

Business Oregon
775 Summer St NE, Ste 200
Salem, OR 97301-1280

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