At ARDA, we are constantly working to identify and share information, resources and research that can help our members conduct business in the most efficient and effective way possible.
ARDA has organized a number of key resources that you and your organization might need in order to navigate the complex landscape which has been created by the COVID-19 pandemic. This information includes local, state and federal resources. Please check back frequently, as we expect the list to grow, as more resources become available.
COVID-19 Related Links from the Federal Government
Actions taken by the Treasury Department to support American businesses and workers impacted by the coronavirus:
Overview of the Paycheck Protection Program, which prioritizes millions of Americans employed by small business by authorizing up to $349 billion toward job retention and certain other expenses:
Paycheck Protection Program:
Board of Governors for the Federal Reserve Announces Expanded Lending Facility
Coronavirus Relief Options, including several new temporary programs created by the CARES Act to address the COVID-19 outbreak (Paycheck Protection Program, EIDL Loan Advance, SBA Express Bridge Loans AND SBA Debt Relief):
Small Business and Compliance Guide: Size and Affiliation
A guide to the SBA's size program and affiliation rules:
SBA Affiliation Review Guidance for the Exception Under 13 CFR § 121.301(f)(4)(iv)(B):
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Clarifications to Support Small Business Applying for PPP Loans:
General State Information
Details which states have issued orders to close “nonessential” businesses, and those that have issued official Shelter in Place Orders that prohibit residents from leaving their home. While Shelter in Place orders typically include nonessential business closures, not all states that have closed businesses are requiring residents to stay home.
Track and compare what governments are doing at the city, county, and state level to combat the coronavirus and COVID-19. Includes summaries of state bills in response to Coronavirus and Governors’ Executive Order.
State Specific Information
NYC Small Business Continuity Loan Program
New York, Department of Law | Real Estate Finance Bureau | Temporary Electronic Submission Policies and Procedures for Initial Submissions During COVID-19 State of Emergency
New York, Department of Law | Real Estate Finance Bureau | Guidelines for the Submission of Electronic Payments of Filing Fees During COVID-19 State of Emergency
New York, Department of Law | Real Estate Finance Bureau | Temporary Submission and Review Policies and Procedures Due to COVID-19 State of Emergency